Exploration And Settlement

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North America Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz aligns to the following AKS: 32b - evaluate the impact of European contact on Native American cultures including Spanish missions along the barrier islands, and the exploration of Hernando DeSoto, 32c - support reasons for European exploration of North America and settlement with emphasis on the interests of the French, Spanish and British in the southeast area of North America


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first explorer to enter present-day Georgia?
    • A. 

      Ponce de Leon

    • B. 

      Francisco Pizarro

    • C. 

      Hernando de Soto

    • D. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

  • 2. 
    What was the main purpose of Spanish missions built along the barrier islands?
    • A. 

      Claim land for Spain

    • B. 

      Establish trade for Spain

    • C. 

      Convert the Indians to Catholicism

    • D. 

      Provide protection for the area's European settlers

  • 3. 
    Which country was NOT a major colonizer of North America?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      England

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the first British fort constructed in Georgia?
    • A. 

      Fort Guale

    • B. 

      Fort Frederica

    • C. 

      Fort King George

    • D. 

      Fort Santa Catalina

  • 5. 
    How did de Soto's march through Georgia change the lives and culture of Native Americans?
    • A. 

      The expedition introduced the Natives to new food

    • B. 

      The expedition resulted in the deaths of thousands of Natives

    • C. 

      The expedition set up new trading opportunities for Natives

    • D. 

      The expedition was responsible for converting Natives to Catholicism