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Where in the Americas did Christopher Columbus land first?
a) an island in the Caribbean Sea
b) the southern tip of South America
c) the coast of what is today Panama
d) the eastern coast of North America

Which European country was the first to import enslaved Africans to the Americas?
a) Spain
b) England
c) the Netherlands
d) France

Which of the following areas was originally founded as a settlement by the Dutch?
a) New York
b) Massachusetts
c) Montreal
d) Quebec

Which of the following did NOT aid the Spanish in conquering the Aztecs?
a) larger forces
b) native enemies
c) superior weapons
d) disease

Who conquered the Aztec empire?
a) Hernando Cortés
b) Francisco Pizarro
c) Ferdinand Magellan
d) Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Why did Europeans see Africans as a better a source of labor than Native Americans?
a) Africans were strangers in the Americas, so they wouldn't have allies or places to hide.
b) Africans had complete immunity to all diseases, so they wouldn't die off.
c) Africans had no experience in farming, so they wouldn't try to do things their way.
d) Africans were already Christians, so they didn't have to be converted.

Why did the English want to take control of New Netherland?
a) New Netherland separated England's northern and southern colonies.
b) New Netherland had large gold mines.
c) The English wanted to take control of the fur trade and the Hudson Bay.
d) The Dutch and the English were longtime enemies.

went to his grave believing he had discovered a westward passage to Asia, when he had in fact discovered the Americas.
a) Christopher Columbus.
b) Amerigo Vespucci
c) Henry Hudson
d) Ferdinand Magellan

Who was the most infamous pirate in North America?
a) Edward Teach (Blackbeard)
b) Hector Barbossa
c) Captain William Kidd
d) Davy Jones

Who is the worst conquistador ever?
a) Pánfilo de Narvaez
b) Vasco Núñez de Balboa
c) Christopher Columbus
d) Juan Ponce de León

Where was Rick Rescorla from?
a) Hayle, Cornwall, England.
b) Limassol, Cyprus
c) Harare, Rhodesia
d) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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