Exploration And Colonization II: Colonies And Mercantilism: Question Preview (ID: 15823)

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The line of demarcation divided...
a) Muslim and Christian land
b) West Africa and East Africa
c) The border between Spain and Portugal
d) The land Spain and Portugal could colonize

Europeans were able to conquer native people because they...
a) had superior weapons and deadly diseases
b) were smarter than the natives
c) outnumbered the natives
d) were able to convert all natives to Christianity

Which country did not use slave labor in its colonies?
a) Spain
b) France
c) England
d) All of these countries used slave labor

Where were the English colonies located?
a) The southern tip of South America
b) Around the Mississippi River
c) The west coast of South America
d) The east coast of North America and around Hudson Bay

Which country allowed its colonies to govern themselves?
a) France
b) England
c) Spain
d) Portugal

Which statement describes French colonies?
a) They were mostly trading posts
b) Colonists made alliances with the natives
c) They spread from Canada, down the Mississippi River to Louisiana
d) All of the above

Which statement describes a market economy?
a) Prices change based on supply and demand
b) Prices are set by the government
c) All business takes place in farmers markets
d) All business profits go to the government

Which statement does NOT describe mercantilism?
a) The government should be hands-off about business
b) The most powerful countries have the most gold and silver
c) Colonies exist to serve the mother country
d) Countries should export more than they import

Which country colonized the most land in the New World?
a) Spain
b) England
c) France
d) Netherlands

Mercantilists believed...
a) prices should change based on supply and demand
b) individuals should do business as they please
c) colonies exist to serve the mother country
d) countries should import as many goods as possible

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