Chapter 1 Sections 2 & 3 Assessment

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  • 1. 
    The route across the atlantic Ocean between the Americas and Europe that traded fruit, vegetables, and animals in the 15th and 16th centuries is known as the
    • A. 

      Columbian Exchange

    • B. 

      Spice Trade

    • C. 

      Silk Road

    • D. 

      Cottage Industry

  • 2. 
    During the Age of Exploration, Europe looked for sea routes to the East in order to
    • A. 

      Spread Christianity

    • B. 

      Find a faster trade route to Asia

    • C. 

      Colonize new territories

    • D. 

      Gain military strength

  • 3. 
    From this timeline, which voyage is missing from 1492?  
    • Diaz sailed African Coast -1488    
    •  ? -1492        
    • Vasco de Gama sails to India-1497      
    • Magellan sails around the World-1519-1522
     
    • A. 

      John Cabot sails to Newfoundland

    • B. 

      Cortes journey takes him through Mexico

    • C. 

      Prince Henry sails African Coast

    • D. 

      Christopher Columbus sailed to the West Indies in the Carribean Sea

  • 4. 
    The Spanish defeat of the Aztec and the Incas was aided by which of the following factors?
    • A. 

      The natives were over-powered by the Spanish muskets and cannons.

    • B. 

      Division and fighting among the natives helped the Spanish.

    • C. 

      The natives had no immunity from diseases brought over by the Spaniards.

    • D. 

      All of these answers are good.

  • 5. 
    Which of the terms below describes the trading of plants, animals, diseases, and more between Europe and the Americas during the 15th and 16th centuries?
    • A. 

      Mercantilism

    • B. 

      Bubonic Plague

    • C. 

      Columbian Exchange

    • D. 

      Scientific Revolution

  • 6. 
    Which of the following men is credited with discovering the West Indies in the Carribean Sea while trying to find a sea route from Europe to India by way of the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Columbus

    • B. 

      Vespucci

    • C. 

      De Gama

    • D. 

      Magellan

  • 7. 
    Which of the following countries was most involved in trade and exploration during the 1400-1500's?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      England

  • 8. 
    The Aztec civilization arose and developed in________________.
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      The Southwest United States

    • C. 

      Central America

    • D. 

      South America

  • 9. 
    WHich of the following factors led to the defeat of the Inca and Aztec empires by the Spanish?
    • A. 

      Natives had a fear of the Spanish horses.

    • B. 

      Natives were outnumbered by the Spanish.

    • C. 

      Natives thought their Gods would protect them from the Spanish.

    • D. 

      Natives were no match to Spanish weapons and diseases.

  • 10. 
     "I came to get gold, not to till the soil like a peasant."  Which person would have been most likely to have made such a statement?
    • A. 

      Aztec ruler Moctezuma II

    • B. 

      French Missionary Jaques Marquette

    • C. 

      Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes

    • D. 

      Spanish priest Bartolome de las Casas