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The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the root of the encomienda system?

Question 2 2. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

Question 3 3. Mundus Novus was a European term for _____.

Question 4 4. The Age of Exploration was the era in which

Question 5 5. The first single-shot guns were _____

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Question 6 6. Which of these explorers led the quest for the Fountain of Youth?

Question 7 7. Why did Spain and France want to prevent the other from acquiring a majority of Italian lands?

Question 8 8. Why is it ironic that Las Casas would stand up for the rights of the inhabitants of the New World?

Question 9 9. Who financially backed Christopher Columbus' accidental voyage to the Americas?

Question 10 10. The Columbian Exchange is a term used to describe _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following men were not conquistadors?

Question 12 12. If you were a conquistador when Spain enacted the encomienda system, what was your intended purpose?

Question 13 13. In his early years, where did Michelangelo study?

Question 14 14. Gunpowder originated in

Question 15 15. In simple terms, a cartographer is a

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Question 16 16. Which European is credited with being the first to reach the Pacific Ocean?

Question 17 17. A military leader captured a foreign enemy, but in doing so killed several civilians. How would Machiavelli rationalize his actions?

Question 18 18. Which of these works is NOT attributed to Michelangelo?

Question 19 19. Suleiman conquered which of the following areas?

Question 20 20. The Americas were named after

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is the MOST probable profile of a Janissary?

Question 22 22. How could someone justify the statement that 'Spain won the Italian Wars'?

Question 23 23. The cause of the Italian Wars was _____.

Question 24 24. According to Machiavelli, leaders should expect the worst and be able to anticipate evil, so that it can be more easily remedied. Which of the following modern examples might this musing apply to?

Question 25 25. How did Suleiman's desire to capture Vienna put him at risk?

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Question 26 26. Who controlled much of Italy at the close of the Italian Wars?

Question 27 27. Who of these was NOT an English Sea Dog?

Question 28 28. Which of these modern-day countries was part of the Ottoman Empire?

Question 29 29. Who was the first European to travel the ancient Chinese silk routes?

Question 30 30. How did the political structure of Italy during the 15th and 16th centuries allow for the Italian Wars?

The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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