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What treaty divided South America between Spain and Portugal?
a) Treaty of Brazil
b) Treaty of Tordesillas
c) Treaty of Versailles
d) There was no treaty

A country's goal in mercantilism was to obtain as much _____ as possible
a) Goods
b) Gold
c) Livestock
d) Countries

The economic idea states that a country's power depends on its wealth
a) Capitalism
b) Communism
c) Federalism
d) Mercantilism

Which country was NOT one of the main countries to sponsor exploration
a) Spain
b) England
c) China
d) Portugal

The reason for Exploration in the beginning was
a) to find new civilizations
b) to create better maps
c) to find a sea route to Asia
d) none of the above

Circumnavigate means...
a) Go around the world
b) To give up
c) To cut off a trade route
d) none of the above

He sailed around the tip of Africa and reach India
a) Cartier
b) DeGama
c) Columbus
d) Vespucci

His crew circumnavigated the golobe
a) Prince Henry
b) Cabot
c) Magellan
d) Pizarro

Sugarcane, tobacco, coffee, and cotton are examples of __________
a) Cash Crops
b) Plantations
c) food
d) Cottage industry

He explored South America and conquered the Incas
a) Columbus
b) Magellan
c) Cortez
d) Pizarro

Never actually sailed far but created a school in Portugal to teach explorers and sponsored voyages
a) Columbus
b) Prince Henry
c) Vespucci
d) Cartier

He conquered the Aztecs in Mexico
a) Pizarro
b) Cartier
c) Columbus
d) Cortes

He explored San Salvador, Cuba, and Hispaniola for Spain. He thought he had made it to India
a) Columbus
b) Magellan
c) Cabot
d) Cortes

He explored New Foundland and Nova Scotia looking for a route to Asia
a) Cartier
b) Vespucci
c) Cabot
d) Cortes

A soldier-explorer sent by Spain to the Americas is called....
a) Conquestador
b) Spanish-American
c) Militia
d) Conquerer

These were created because exploration was very expensive. Several investors would take on the costs, the risks, and the profits
a) Cottage Industry
b) Mercantilism
c) Joint Stock Companies

The system of hiring peasants to make goods, primarily in their homes was known as the ......
a) Cottage Industry
b) Mercantilism
c) Joint Stock Companies

The exchange of live goods between the old and new world was called the
a) Global Exchange
b) Columbian Exchange
c) American Exchange
d) Triangular Trade

Countries set up __________ in order to have access to new markets and raw materials
a) COlonies
b) Forts
c) Roads
d) None of the above

Which of the following would not be considered a legacy of the Age of Exploration
a) Better Knowledge of the World
b) Better trade routes
c) New goods
d) All of the above

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