The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

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What are the probable reasons that the Commercial Revolution began?

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1. During Europe's Commercial Revolution in the 16th century, joint-stock companies were _____.

2. During Europe's Commercial Revolution in the 16th century, bills of exchange _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Commercial Revolution. Items included on the quiz include mercantilism and bills of exchange.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Mercantilism's relation to the colonies
  • Bills of exchange
  • European exploration and colonization led to the 16th century era

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Commercial Revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about bills of exchange
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding joint-stock companies and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the revolution, review the accompanying lesson titled The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe. Objectives covered in the lesson include:

  • Details European economic expansion in the 16th century
  • Defines mercantilism
  • Explains inflation
  • Covers how the wealth was spread among European citizens
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