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What is the purpose of a trading post colony?
a) to trade
b) to grow cash crops
c) to set up family-run farms
d) to sail farther than before

What is the purpose of a plantation colony?
a) to trade
b) to grow cash crops
c) to set up family-run farms
d) to sail farther than before

What is the purpose of a settler colony?
a) to trade
b) to grow cash crops
c) to sail farther than before
d) to set up family-run farms

What is a cash crop?
a) crop grown to make money
b) crop that grows cash
c) crop that families eat
d) crop that only slaves

Which two countries did the line of demarcation affect?
a) Portugal and England
b) the Dutch and Germans
c) England and France
d) Spain and Portugal

What is an exploration tool that determined direction?
a) astrolabe
b) gunpowder
c) compass
d) caravel

What is a tool of exploration that determined latitude?
a) compass
b) astrolabe
c) caravel
d) rudder

What is a Portuguese ship that allowed explorers to sail closer to the shore?
a) compass
b) astrolabe
c) caravel
d) rudder

Explorers used this to take over the natives of the New World?
a) compass
b) currents
c) astrolabe
d) gunpowder

What did the New World send to Europe based on the Triangular Trade?
a) raw materials
b) manufactured goods
c) slaves
d) nothing

What was the merchant class?
a) a group of people that sent money to the king
b) a group of people that worked the farms
c) a group of people that made money selling slaves
d) a group of people that made money from trading goods

What type of economic system was based on making the Mother Country rich?
a) capitalism
b) mercantilism
c) feudalism
d) socialism

What type of economic system allowed private ownership?
a) mercantilism
b) socialism
c) capitalism
d) feudalism

What type of economy is created when buyers and sellers interact in the marketplace to exchange goods?
a) socialism
b) mercantilism
c) feudalism
d) market economy

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