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Unit 11 Age Of Exploration Part 2.[print questions]

Which of the following was NOT a motivation/reason for European exploration?
a) Wealth
b) Religion
c) New trade routes
d) Cultural diffusion

Which of the following was NOT an invention/advancement that helped to make exploration possible?
a) Better ship design
b) More accurate maps
c) Knowledge of wind patterns
d) All answers are correct

Which of the following was NOT one of the countries that sent explorers to the New World?
a) France
b) Spain
c) Italy
d) England

Which of the following BEST describes the relationship between Spanish explorers and Native populations?
a) They peacefully coexisted
b) They traded with each other for necessary resources
c) The Natives successfully kept the Spanish out of their territory
d) The Spanish successfully conquered the Natives and forced them into labor

Which of the following factors was NOT a cause of the commercial revolution in Europe?
a) Increased trade
b) Slave trade
c) Exploration and colonization
d) New financial practices (joint stock companies and subsidies)

Which of the following BEST describes the Commercial Revolution in Europe?
a) Following the Renaissance there was a rapid expansion of European economies and international trading empires
b) New inventions led to a higher demand for the new products that were being created
c) The exchange of goods/culture/diseases between the New World and the Europe
d) The Middle Passage was developed to increase the slave trade

Which of the following BEST describes the Columbian Exchange?
a) Following the Renaissance there was a rapid expansion of European economies and international trading empires
b) New inventions led to a higher demand for the new products that were being created
c) The exchange of goods/culture/diseases between the New World and the Europe
d) The Middle Passage was developed to increase the slave trade

Which of the following was NOT an effect of the Columbian Exchange?
a) The spread of European diseases to the New World
b) New plant and animal populations were introduced in the Americas and Europe
c) The increased use of Native and African populations as forced labor
d) All answers are correct

Which of the following BEST describes the effects of exploration on the Atlantic Slave trade?
a) It dramatically decreased
b) It dramatically increased
c) It began the practice of slavery
d) It ended the practice of slavery

Which of the following BEST describes the social structure in the Latin American colonies?
a) Peninsulares were at the top and held government positions, then Creoles who were of European descent, and then the mixed rac
b) All groups were seen as equals
c) Creoles and Peninsulares ruled the government together and saw all others as inferior
d) The mixing of races was forbidden and only those of pure descent were allowed to rule

Which of the following BEST describes the economic activities of the Latin American colonies?
a) The economies were based solely on searching for gold and silver and many became wealthy
b) Economies began as a result of mining for silver and gold but eventually turned to farming and trade
c) Farming and trade were the only economic activities available
d) None of these are correct

What kind of labor was used in the Latin American colonies?
a) All settlers worked in the colonies
b) African slave labor was widely used from the start
c) Forced labor of the Native Americans was popular until the decline of the Native population
d) All answers are correct

Which of the following BEST describes the government in the Latin American colonies?
a) They were ruled by those living the colonies with no influence by their parent countries
b) They developed originally with independence from their parent country, but eventually viceroys from the Spain/Portugal were s
c) A ruler from the parent country was sent to start and control the colony
d) Native leaders adopted the Spanish and Portuguese into their already existing governments

Which of the following BEST describes the religion of the Latin American colonies?
a) Catholicism was a strong presence as cathedrals and missionaries were built to convert the Native Americans
b) There was little to no religion practiced in the colonies
c) Religious freedom was permitted to all and people were tolerant of many different types of religions
d) Most people practiced a blend of Catholicism with Native religious practices

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