American Pageant Chapter 1 Quiz

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This is a quiz on Chapters 1of American Pageant. Be sure to read the question carefully FOR EACH QUESTION, 4 CHOICES WILL BE GIVEN. CHOOSE THE ANSWER CHOICE THAT IS NOT TRUE.

  
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  • 1. 
    The Shaping of North America:  FOR EACH QUESTION, 4 CHOICES WILL BE GIVEN. CHOOSE THE ANSWER CHOICE THAT IS NOT TRUE. 
    • A. 

      The Appalachian mountains formed after the Rockies

    • B. 

      The Great Ice Age covered Europe, America and Africa

    • C. 

      Rivers like the Mississippi and Columbia Rivers were shaped by glaciers

    • D. 

      225 million years ago, a super continent drifted away, opening oceans


  • 2. 
    The First Discoveries of America 
    • A. 

      When Europeans arrived in North America, 72 million Native Americans already lived there

    • B. 

      It is believed that the first nomadic hunters went to North America through the Bering Sea land bridge

    • C. 

      A major staple crop for Incas, Mayans and Aztecs was the potato

    • D. 

      Europeans introduced horses to North America


  • 3. 
    The Earliest Ameicans
    • A. 

      The Mound Builders resided in the Ohio River Valley

    • B. 

      Maize, along with beans and the potato were the 3 sister crops

    • C. 

      The Iroquois lived in North Eastern woodlands

    • D. 

      Native Americans believed that they were inferior to nature


  • 4. 
    Indirect Discovery of the New World
    • A. 

      The first Europeans to venture to North America were the Spanish

    • B. 

      A major incentive for sailing west from Europe was to find a passageway to India

    • C. 

      A major incentive for exploration was that Europeans wanted to expand its nation-states

    • D. 

      The Europeans were seeking people to convert, and therefore explored the New World


  • 5. 
    Europeans Enter Africa 
    • A. 

      The major trade good that Europe wanted from Africa's West Coast was gold.

    • B. 

      Bartholomew Dias was sailed to the Cape of Good Hope

    • C. 

      Vasco Da Gama was a Spanish sailor who reached India

    • D. 

      The Spanish looked westwards towards the New World for colonization and trade because the Portuguese had controlled Africa's coast


  • 6. 
    Columbus Comes upon a New World 
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus' accidental discovery of America is known as the most successful failure in history

    • B. 

      A major advantage Spain gained from Columbus' discovery was the supply of Raw materials offered by the New World

    • C. 

      Spain was a wealthy nation-state, but it was without the power to conquer and colonize

    • D. 

      Spain had new navigation technology like the Mariner's Compass


  • 7. 
    When Worlds Collide
    • A. 

      The potato and sugar were two revolutionary crops that changed Europeans' diets

    • B. 

      50% of Native Americans perished 100 years after Columbus' discovery

    • C. 

      The most significant factor of Native American deaths was disease

    • D. 

      The old world and new world exchanged crops and animals


  • 8. 
    The Spanish Conquistadores
    • A. 

      Spain secured the New World after the Treaty of Tordesillas

    • B. 

      The Treaty of Tordesillas gave Africa and Brazil to Portugal

    • C. 

      Spain was able to focus fully on the New World because it was finished with the Reconquista

    • D. 

      Mestizos mean Spanish-born people living in the New World


  • 9. 
    The Conquest of Mexico
    • A. 

      Cortes was hated by all neighbors of the Aztecs

    • B. 

      Cortes was allowed to approach Montezuma because Cortes seemed to be Quetzalcoatl

    • C. 

      Tenochitlan was a beautiful city with floating gardens

    • D. 

      Smallpox was the main killer of Aztecs


  • 10. 
    The Spread of Spanish America
    • A. 

      English colonies were much more successful than Spanish ones

    • B. 

      The Spanish built St. Augustine to protect Florida

    • C. 

      The Spanish tried to convert the natives to Catholocism

    • D. 

      By surpressing the native's religion, rebellions like Pope's Rebellion occurred, destorying Catholic stuff


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