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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Early America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 2 2. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 3 3. What is the most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas?

Question 4 4. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 5 5. According to the Atlantic Theory, spear tips that were first found in _____ were offered as evidence for the Land Bridge theory because similar points have been discovered in the area around Beringia.

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Question 6 6. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

Question 7 7. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 8 8. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 9 9.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 10 10. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

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Question 11 11. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 12 12. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 13 13. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 14 14. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

Question 15 15. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Early America Chapter Exam Instructions

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