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The spread of Christianity is an example of what kind of motivation for exploration?
a) Religious b) Economic c) Superiority d) Competition
Improved navigation tools and ships, claiming land, and exchanging goods and ideas are all examples of what?
a) Exploration Obstacles b) Motivations for Exploration c) Accomplishments of Exploration d) Fears of the unknown
What was an obstacle faced by the explorers of North America?
a) Lack of good harbors along the coast b) Not enough weapons c) They were unable to sail back home d) They lacked adequate supplies
European countries competed for power in North America to -
a) Learn new languages b) Find allies to fight against China c) Obtain gold and natural resources d) Earn praise from the Pope
Which is the best example of a reason why European countries competed for power in North America?
a) Learn new languages b) Find new foods c) Claim new lands d) Become famous
Which of the following were European explorers unable to accomplish?
a) Claiming land in North America b) Finding a shorter route to the Pacific Ocean c) Exchange of goods and ideas d) Improved ships and navigational tools
Which explorer claimed the southwest area of the present day United States for Spain?
a) Cabot b) Champlain c) LaSalle d) Coronado
Which explorer established the French settlement of Quebec?
a) Coronado b) Cabot c) Champlain d) LaSalle
Who explored eastern Canada?
a) Cabot b) LaSalle c) Coronado d) Da Gama
Who claimed the Mississippi River valley for France?
a) Champlain b) Cabot c) Coronado d) LaSalle
Explorers from Portugal made discoveries in -
a) India b) West Africa c) North America d) Mexico
Champlain established which French settlement in North America?
a) St. Augustine b) Quebec c) New York d) New Orleans
Coronado, a Spanish explorer, claimed which part of the United States for Spain?
a) Northeast b) Northwest c) Southwest d) Southeast
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