Unit 3: Exploration And Colonization Test Review Question Preview (ID: 38991)


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Which Spanish Catholic priest cooperated with French authorities in Louisiana to bring missions to East Texas?
a) Jose de Escandon
b) Francisco Hidalgo
c) Cabeza de Vaca
d) Fray Damian Massanet

Why did Fray Damian Massanet and Lonso De Leon help establish missions in East Texas in 1690?
a) Settlers were going missing
b) Indians were attacking Texans
c) Slaves were rebelling in the region
d) French forces were establishing settlements in the region

Which group likely viewed the constitution of new Spanish missions with suspicion
a) Catholic priests
b) American Indian tribes
c) Conquistadors
d) Anglo settlers

Why did the Spanish decide to relocate Mission La Bahia?
a) There was a lack of fresh water resources in the coastal area
b) There were conflicts with American Indian tribes in the region
c) There were constant threats of French attacks on the mission
d) There was a growing need for more grazing land for the cattle herds

Which motivation led to early European explorers to investigate the Americas?
a) Desire to spread democracy
b) Desire to leave overcrowded cities
c) Desire to escape government monarchies
d) Desire to find gold

Which major city was founded by Spanish colonists in 1718
a) Houston
b) San Antonio
c) Dallas
d) Corpus Christi

Which of these explorers landed at Matagorda Bay while searching for the Mississippi River?
a) Rene-Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle
b) Hernando Cortes
c) Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
d) Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

Which sequence is in correct chronological order?
a) Mission Corpus Christi de la Yslete is established// Mission San Juan is completed in SA/East Texas missions relocated to SA
b) Mission San Juan is completed in SA/Mission Corpus Christi de la Yslete is established/ East Texas missions relocated to SA
c) East Texas missions relocated to SA/ Mission San Juan is completed in SA/ Mission Corpus Christi de la Yslete is established
d) Mission Corpus Christi de la Yslete is established/ East Texas missions relocated to SA/ Mission San Juan is completed in SA

Which sequence is in chronological order?
a) Pineda maps Texas/ Cabeza de Vaca reports on Texas/ La Salle establishes Fort St. Louis
b) Cabeza de Vaca reports on Texas/ Pineda maps Texas/ La Salle establishes Fort St. Louis
c) La Salle establishes Fort St. Louis/ Cabeza de Vaca reports on Texas/ Pineda maps Texas
d) Pineda maps Texas/ La Salle establishes Fort St. Louis/ Cabeza de Vaca reports on Texas

What is a characteristic of the Age of Contact Era?
a) Spanish and French explorers both claimed land in Texas
b)
c)
d)

What is a characteristic of the Spanish Colonial Era in Texas?
a)
b)
c) Missions were built to confirm the Spanish claims to Texas
d)

What year did Pineda map the coast of Texas
a) 1519
b) 1915
c) 1249
d) 1776

What physical geographic feature influenced where Missions and Presidios were built?
a)
b)
c)
d) Rivers

What is a generalization about the establishment of towns?
a)
b) Towns tended to grow near Missions and Presidios
c)
d)

Which man led Spain's efforts into South Texas, sent settlers to the land between the Rio Grande and Nueces, and served as the military commander and governor?
a) Jose de Escandon
b) Francisco Hidalgo
c) Cabeza de Vaca
d) Dray Damian Massanet

Building missions out of natural resources is an example of....
a) French and Spanish working together
b) Nomadic Indians chasing buffalo
c) Not being able to see John Cena
d) Texans adapting to their environment

What are characteristics of missions?
a) There are Indian quarters and a church
b) There are cannons and gates
c) There is a cemetery and a path
d) There is a blacksmith and a workshop

How did Spanish missionaries adapt to their environment
a) They buried their dead in a cemetery
b) They exercised on the path
c) They farmed the land and stored grain
d) They fought the Indians in wars

Which economic activity of missions thrived in the physical geography and environment of Central Texas
a) Mining
b) Farming
c) Ranching
d) Shipping

How did the missions in Texas change the culture of the region?
a) Farming methods were changed
b) Large areas of forests were cut down
c) New religious traditions were introduced
d) Rivers in southern parts of Texas were polluted

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