Chapter 1 The American Pageant

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Chapter 1 The American Pageant

Some history stuffs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long ago did the recording of western history begin?
    • A. 

      4000 years ago

    • B. 

      5000 years ago

    • C. 

      6000 years ago

    • D. 

      7000 years ago

    • E. 

      45 thousand years ago

  • 2. 
    European explorers stumbled on the American continents             years ago.
    • A. 

      400

    • B. 

      450

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      525

    • E. 

      600

  • 3. 
    Some         years ago a single super continent contained all the world's dry land.
    • A. 

      200 million

    • B. 

      250 million

    • C. 

      225 million

    • D. 

      210 million

    • E. 

      217 million

  • 4. 
    The Rockies the Sierra Nevada, the Cascades, and the Coast Range are truly __________ mountains.
  • 5. 
    What happened some 35,000 years ago that accounts for the first human inhabitance of North America?
    • A. 

      A Land bridge was formed over the Ice Age

    • B. 

      Asian hunters traveled on rafts from modern day Russia to Alaska.

    • C. 

      People from the South America's migrated north, moving with the herd of animals.

  • 6. 
    What was the staple crop of the hunter-gatherers in highland mexico?
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Beans

    • C. 

      Corn

    • D. 

      Wheat

  • 7. 
    When corn planting reached present day Southwestern America in 1200 B.C, it helped to create what culture?
    • A. 

      Puritan culture

    • B. 

      Trade between other Natives

    • C. 

      Pueblo culture

    • D. 

      American culture

  • 8. 
    What does Pueblo mean?
    • A. 

      It means Village in spanish

    • B. 

      It means Cities in spanish

    • C. 

      It means Public in spanish

    • D. 

      It means Home in spanish

  • 9. 
    What is"Three sister" farming and what three plants allowed "three-sister" farming to be possible?
  • 10. 
    What was the reason for the small effect the Native American's had in the appearance of America?
    • A. 

      They did not like to destroy anything

    • B. 

      There were only 4 million Native Americans scattered throughout the vast continent in the year of 1492.

    • C. 

      They replanted.

  • 11. 
    Who were the two indirect discoverers of the "New World" ?
    • A. 

      Romans, and Asian explorers

    • B. 

      Muslims, and Conquistadors

    • C. 

      ,Scandinavians and Christian Crusaders

  • 12. 
    The European consumer's and distributors were eager to find a less expensive route to the riches of ________,  led to the European discovery of _______.
    • A. 

      Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa.

    • B. 

      India, America

    • C. 

      The Mediterranean, Northern Africa

  • 13. 
    Before the Europeans, who were trading slaves?
    • A. 

      Muslims and Americans

    • B. 

      Arabians and Africans

    • C. 

      Portuguese, Muslims

  • 14. 
    Who rounded the "Dark Continent" in 1488?
    • A. 

      Bartholomeu Dias

    • B. 

      Vasco de Gama

    • C. 

      Marco Polo

    • D. 

      Christopher Columbus

  • 15. 
    Who was the first to reach India by rounding Africa?
    • A. 

      Bartholomeu Dias

    • B. 

      Vasco de Gama

    • C. 

      Marco Polo

    • D. 

      Christopher Columbus

  • 16. 
    The kingdom of Spain became united in the late fifteenth century by the by the marriage of?
    • A. 

      Christianity and Hinduism

    • B. 

      Ridolfo di Domenico and Ghirlandaio Dima

    • C. 

      Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabelle of Castile.

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