4.4 Columbian Exchange And Global Trade: Section Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Analyze this primary source of a Spanish missionary in Mexico describing the effects of smallpox on the Aztecs: "There was a great havoc. Very many died of it. They could not walk...They could not move; they could not stir; they could not change position, nor lie on one side; nor face down, nor on their backs. And if they stirred, much did they cry out. Great was its destruction." - Bernardino De Sahagun, quoted in Seeds of Change
  • 2. 
    Explain how disease was a part of the Columbian Exchange.
  • 3. 
    Define 'capitalism'
  • 4. 
    The Columbian Exchange was the global transfer of which three choices listed below?
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Foods

    • C. 

      Plants

    • D. 

      Animals

  • 5. 
    Disease was just as much a part of the Columbian Exchange as goods and food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What were the two factors that prompted a wave of new business and trade practices in Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries?
  • 7. 
    What did Christopher Colombus plan to bring back to the Spanish monarchs?
    • A. 

      Gunpowder and Rum

    • B. 

      Spices and Gold

    • C. 

      Wood and Cloth

  • 8. 
    Choose the best definition of the word 'mercantilism' from the following choices:
    • A. 

      A nation's ultimate goal was to become self-sufficient

    • B. 

      A new economic policy that held that a country's power depended mainly on its wealth

    • C. 

      The theory of a nation being able to increase its wealth in several ways

  • 9. 
    Mercantilism went hand in hand with colonization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In 1511, Africans begin working as slaves in the Americas. (Take a guess using your knowledge of this topic so far)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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