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How did Marco Polo encourage European exploration?
a.He became wealthy after conquering the Incas.
b.He told stories about his trip around the tip of Africa.
c.He wrote a book about his travels in Asia.
d.He brought treasures back from his journey to the Americas.
He wrote a book about his travels in Asia
Which of the following theories is not widely accepted as a cause of the disappearance of the Lost Colony of Roanoke?
A.The colonist merged with Native Americans to survive.
B.The colonists were conquered by the Spanish to the south.
C.Their ship sunk in a storm while heading back to England.
D. Forced into slavery by the Spanish.
Forced into slavery by the Spanish
Which of these was a goal of the first European explorers?A.to find a water route to Asia
B.to establish trading posts
C.to exchange ideas with native peoples
D.to explore North and South America
How did the Columbian Exchange affect many American Indian groups?
A.They grew in number.
B.They became prosperous.
C.They died from diseases.
D.They were forced to move.
They died from diseases
They were business partners
Which of these was a goal of the Spanish conquistadors who came to the Americas?
A.To trade with native peoples
B.To conquer a large empire for Spain
C.To establish agricultural communities
D.To learn about the culture of the Aztec people
To conquer a large empire for Spain
A.To protect the American Indians
B.To teach their religion to the American Indians
C.To trade with the American Indians
D.To learn about the customs of the American Indians$200 Question
To teach their religion to American Indians
What was an important economic activity for the Coureurs de Bois?
A. Sugar cane farming
B. Tobacco farming
C. Fur trade
D. Slave trade
Which event helped end the conflict between Jamestown settlers and the American Indians?
A. The marriage of John Rolfe to Pocahontas
B. The arrival of Captain John Smith
C. The discovery of the lost colony of Roanoke
D. The success of the trade of weapons and food
The marriage of John Rolfe to Pocahontas
What was an effect of Christopher Columbus’s voyages to the Americas?
A. A transfer of foods between Europe and the Americas
B. A war between the Spanish and the French
C. A delay in future Spanish explorations
D. A reduction in the European population
A transfer of foods between Europe and the Americas
Early Americans crossed from Asia to present day Alaska by using the
A. Beringia Land bridge
B. Ice Highway
C. Bering Strait
D. Siberian Land Bridge
Beringia Land Bridge
It is believed the first Americans came here in search of food, which cultural trait does this best represent?
B. Daily Life
Which of these documents is most similar to the Mayflower Compact?
A The Bible
B The Emancipation Proclamation
C The Constitution
D The Gettysburg Address
How did Roger Williams’s colony of Rhode Island differ from the Puritan colony of Massachusetts?
A. People of different religious beliefs were welcomed
B. Only religious men were allowed to vote
C. Enslaved people were made free
D. American Indians were considered enemies.
People of different religious beliefs were welcomed
The actions and beliefs of the Quakers of Pennsylvania predicted which of these events?
The French and Indian War
The American Revolution
The Mayflower journey
The failure of Roanoke
James Oglethorpe intended the Georgia colony to be settled by
Wealthy business people
Which of these colonies offered the most freedom for the people who lived there?
Why did Virginia replace indentured servants with African slaves?
Africa was closer to Europe
It was required by law
Africans were more willing to work
It provided a permanent source of labor
A permanent source of labor
Which of these groups made the laws in most of the colonies?
The church leaders
The King of England
The English governor
The elected assembly
The Elected Assembly
Which of these describes the Separatists?
They were English Soldiers
They wanted to purify the church
They shared religious beliefs
They were wealthy English investors
They shared religious belief
Which colony was established as a safe place for Catholics?
A. North Carolina
C. South Carolina
Protestants that wanted to reform the Anglican Church were called
People who refuse to use force or fight in wars are called
Because their journey had a religious purpose, the Separatists called themselves
Which generalization best sums up the founding of the English colonies?
A. The English colonies were founded to provide a new start to poor people throughout Europe
B. The English colonies were founded by Puritans, Quakers, and Catholics who wanted religious freedom
C. The English colonies were founded by people with various goals, from making money to following their faith
D. The English colonies were founded by businesspeople who planned to make money by selling land to settlers
Various goals from making $ to following their faith
The voyages of Christopher Columbus led to contact and exchange between Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas called
A. The Continental Exchange
C. The Columbian Exchange
D. The Treaty of Tordesillas
Which of these English traditions was adopted in the 13 colonies?
C. Political parties
How did the Great Awakening in the 1730’s prepare the colonists for the American Revolution?
A. It established an army
B. It encouraged the ideals of liberty and equality
C. It created anti-colonial sentiment
D.It required colonists to pay heavy taxes.
What was an effect of the Magna Carta in England?
A. It established a democratic government
B. It limited the power of the King
C. It established a Bill of Rights for the citizens
D. It allowed Parliament to impose taxes
What were the expectations of English colonists in America?
A. They expected to be governed by the English king.
B. They expected to be able to choose the leader of Parliament
C. They expected the same rights as English citizens
D. They expected to denounce their English citizenship
How did the establishment of Parliament strengthen the rights of English citizens?
A. Citizens were able to choose the monarch
B. Citizens elected representatives to make laws and voice their concerns
C. Citizens determined whether laws would be passed or vetoed
D. The king was denied power over citizens
Citizens elected representatives to make laws and voice their concerns
The Middle Passage refers to
A. The ocean crossing of the slaves
B. The route taken to reach New York
C. A step in climbing the social ladder
D. A system of trade between the colonies
Which belief spurred the Great Awakening?
A. Success comes from making money
B. People have lost their faith
C. Women are not as educated as men
D. Farm life is better than city life
What slowed the growth of public education in the Middle Colonies?
A. Lack of materials
B. Little interest in education
C. Religious differences
D. Discipline problems
What theory holds that a nation’s power depended on expanding its trade?
B. Gold reserve
What event became known as the Glorious Revolution?
A. Slaves rebelled and escaped to freedom
B.The king was overthrown and Parliament retained lawmaking powers
C. Parliament was formed with the co-operation of the king
D. African leaders ended slave trade with Europeans.
Which of these shows the chronological order of the founding of these concepts?
A. Magna Carta, Parliament, English Bill of Rights, Great Awakening
B Parliament, English Bill of Rights, Magna Carta, Great Awakening
C. English Bill of Rights, Parliament, Magna Carta
D. Magna Carta, Great Awakening, English Bill of Rights, Parliament