Quiz 3

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  • 1. 
    Why did Spanish settlers turn to African slave labor in the Americas?
    • A. 

      European diseases caused indigenous population sizes to plummet after the Spanish Conquest

    • B. 

      The Catholic Church protected the rights of Europeans to enslave indigenous populations and African populations

    • C. 

      Indigenous populations found various ways to resist the Spaniards efforts to exploit them for their labor

    • D. 

      The enslavement of indigenous populations worked so well that Spanish settlers wanted even more slaves

  • 2. 
    The Transatlantic Trade between Europe, Africa, and the Americas greatly benefited...
    • A. 

      The elite of Africa

    • B. 

      The indigenous populations of Spanish America

    • C. 

      Europeans

    • D. 

      The elite of Spanish America

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are possible reasons for the decline of the Atlantic slave trade?
    • A. 

      Slave revolts frightened many slave owners

    • B. 

      Leaders of independence movements in Spanish America needed t recruit troops for their rebellions against Spain

    • C. 

      Abolitionists effectively argued that slavery was morally unjust

    • D. 

      Slavery no longer was cost effective for slave holders

    • E. 

      The number of available potential slaves was not sufficient to support the continuation of slavery

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      African culture and knowledge hybridized with other culture and knowledge in the Americas to form vibrant new cultural forms, labor, and skills

    • B. 

      Wealth distribution in African society became increasingly unequal

    • C. 

      Africa became more deeply linked into the international capitalist economy