Missionaries & the Spread of Christianity Across the World

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Who was one of the earliest Roman Catholic missionaries to India and China?

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1. Who preached to the Native American groups of New England?

2. Which is NOT true of the Jesuits?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you assess your understanding of how Christian missionaries spread their religion in the late Medieval and early Modern Era. Some of the things you'll be quizzed on include the tribunal that oversaw the conversion of Native Americans and common practices of the Jesuits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • One of the earliest Catholic missionaries to India and China
  • Preacher to the Native American groups of New England
  • Common practices and role of the Jesuits
  • Tribunal that oversaw the conversion of Native American groups
  • Facets of Catholic missionary activity

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Christian missionary activity in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding missionary activity in the New World
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different missionary groups

Additional Learning

To learn more about missionary activity, read through the lesson called Missionaries & the Spread of Christianity Across the World. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss missionary activity in Asia
  • Explore missionary activity in the New World
  • Discuss the connection between Christian missionary activity and imperialism
  • Learn about the Spanish Inquisition
  • Discuss Protestant missionary activity in North America
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