OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Age of Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who financially backed Christopher Columbus' accidental voyage to the Americas?

Question 2 2. Which of these explorers led the quest for the Fountain of Youth?

Question 3 3. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 4 4. Which country sought commerce with the Native Americans?

Question 5 5. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

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Question 6 6. The Dutch established overseas territories and/or trading posts in all of the following places EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Between which three continents (or geographical areas) did the transatlantic slave trade operate?

Question 8 8. Which culture created a large middle class in its colonies?

Question 9 9. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 10 10. Which country sought to replace the native people of America with their own settlers?

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Question 11 11.

Which were the most common motivators for European exploration in the time of Columbus?

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 12 12. Which of the following did NOT try to colonize North America?

Question 13 13. _____ were useful for forced labor because they were used to both European and tropical diseases.

Question 14 14. Which of the following resulted from The Columbian Exchange?

Question 15 15. What country were the Dutch provinces under the control of at the beginning of the 17th century?

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Question 16 16. Which of these were not a reason for the Age of Discovery?

Question 17 17. Pizarro conquered the

Question 18 18. Which of the following artists and/or philosophers is not a product of the Dutch Golden Age?

Question 19 19. Which term is best defined as buying and selling, trading, or any other economic transaction?

Question 20 20. Mundus Novus was a European term for _____.

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Question 21 21. 80 years of intermittent warfare between the Dutch and Spanish ended in _____, when the Dutch provinces were formally recognized as the independent Dutch Republic.

Question 22 22. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 23 23. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

Question 24 24. Which groups of people came to the New World seeking religious freedom?

Question 25 25. A disadvantage of _____ was that they became landowners after their time of work was finished.

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Question 26 26. What sort of people colonized New England?

Question 27 27. The Triangular Trade connected all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. Founded in 1602, the _____ was one of the most successful joint-stock companies of all time and helped foster Dutch trade and economic expansion abroad.

Question 29 29. Analyze the statements below and indicate which one best defines the term 'Mercantilism.'

Question 30 30. When did the 'Age of Exploration' take place?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Age of Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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