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WEST History: Indigenous Societies of North America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 2 2. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

Question 4 4. King Pachacutec of the Inca was:

Question 5 5. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

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Question 6 6. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 7 7.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 8 8. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 9 9. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 10 10. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 12 12. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

Question 13 13. How did the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota people acquire the name Sioux?

Question 14 14. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 15 15. The Northeast tribes lived in houses made of:

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Question 16 16. A Hacienda is

Question 17 17. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 18 18. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

Question 19 19. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 20 20. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

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Question 21 21. What led Columbus to find the 'New World'?

Question 22 22. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 23 23. The Native Americans of the Plains and Southwest were dependent on horses

Question 24 24. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

Question 25 25. What is the most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas?

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Question 26 26. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

Question 27 27. The Old world 'received' _____ from the Columbian Exchange.

Question 28 28. 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.

Question 29 29. The joining of the original thirteen American colonies was influenced by:

Question 30 30. The Inca were defeated by:

WEST History: Indigenous Societies of North America Chapter Exam Instructions

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