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In Spain, an effect of the Inquisition during the 16th century was to
a) prevent the introduction of Protestant religions.
b) reintroduce Moorish culture to the Iberian Peninsula.
c) encourage the development of the Industrial Revolution.
d) implement the ideas of the Renaissance in major cities.

In Europe, a major characteristic of humanism was
a) A belief in the supremacy of the state in relation to individual rights.
b) A rejection of ancient civilizations and their cultures.
c) An emphasis on social control and obedience to national rulers.
d) An appreciation for the basic worth of individual achievement.

During what time period in history is it said that Europe was awakened from a deep sleep?
a) The Renaissance
b) Decline of the Roman Empire
c) The Crusades
d) The Rise of Christianity

One factor that enabled the Renaissance to flourish in Northern Italy was that the region had
a) A wealthy class that invested in the arts.
b) A socialist form of government.
c) Limited contact with the Byzantine Empire.
d) A shrinking middle class

The printing press, the astrolabe, and the Mercator projection were technological advances that contributed to the
a) exploration and overseas expansion of the colonial empires
b) unification of Germany and Italy in the late 1800s
c) growth of industry in Latin America during the late 1900s.
d) spread of Islam in the 700s and the 800s.

What caused the decreases of the Native American population in Mexico between 1492 and 1608?
a) crop failures brought on by poor weather conditions
b) emigration of Native Americans to Europe and Asia
c) wars between various native groups
d) diseases introduced by the Spanish

In Latin America during the early period of Spanish colonialism, the death of large numbers of the native people led to
a) a decline of Spanish immigration to the Americas
b) the removal of most Spanish troops from the Americas
c) the importation of slaves from Africa
d) improved health care in the colonies

The influence of African culture on some areas of Latin America was largely a result of the
a) American revolution
b) building of the Panama Canal
c) success of Communist Revolutions
d) Atlantic Slave Trade

One result of the European conquest of Latin America was that in Latin America
a) Spanish became the major spoken language
b) Native American cultures flourished
c) the Aztec religion spread
d) many parliamentary democracies were established

Which statement best illustrates the contradictory actions of the Catholic Church in colonial Latin America?
a) The Jesuits destroyed the temples of the Native Americans but allowed them to continue their religious rituals
b) the Church expressed concern over the mistreatment of Native Americans, but supported the encomienda system
c) the church encouraged the importation of African while moving many Native Americans to Portuguese territory slaves
d) the Pope endorsed the Treaty of Tordesillas, but outlawed further exploration

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