History Test 1 Pt 1

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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HISTORY TEST 1 PT 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Columbus’ Goal was to reach ______________ by sailing west from Europe.
  • 2. 
    1. T/F: Nathaniel Duke is believed to be the first Englishman cultivate Orinoco tobacco in Virginia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    1. T/F: The French solution for ridding themselves of unwanted Protestants was to send them to French colonies in the New World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    1. In the 1660’s, New Netherlands was captured by the ___________________.
  • 5. 
    1. T/F: As West Indian natives began to die off the Spaniards first attempted to replace them with natives from North America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    1. T/F: During their heyday the great urban centers of Peru and Mesoamerica had no counterparts in North America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    1. Coronado’s 1540 expedition was followed in 1595 by the expedition of ____________________________.
  • 8. 
    In all Columbus made __________ voyages to the New World.
  • 9. 
    1. The Viking settlements in Greenland lasted from about 986 to _________.
  • 10. 
    1. The Spanish and Portuguese Christians united in the 1400’s to drive  _________ from the Iberian Peninsula.
  • 11. 
    1. _________ imported to New Mexico by the Spanish would prove to have the longest lasting impact on the native society and economy.  
  • 12. 
    1. The _________ Act was an attempt by Parliament to define and control the economic relationship of the colonies and Great Britain.
  • 13. 
    1. T/F: One of Columbus’ major miscalculations was his estimation of the circumference of the earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    1. T/F: Tenochtitlan was the first Aztec leader to defeat a Spanish army.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    1. _________ as introduced by the Mississippian culture was the basis of the agricultural revolution in the Eastern woodlands.
  • 16. 
    1. T/F: Pennsylvania was established as a refuge for members of the Dutch Reformed Church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    1. It is generally believed that the ancestors of the Native Americans migrated from ____________ to North America via the _________ land bridge.
  • 18. 
    1. T/F: The Pilgrims could have been accurately labeled as the “illegal aliens” of their day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
     
    1. Archeological finds of human habitation in and around Clovis, New Mexico have been dated as far back as _________ years.
  • 20. 
    1. The ____________ Indians were bitter enemies of the French.
  • 21. 
    1. The Spanish intent in colonizing Texas was to prevent _______________________________________________________.
  • 22. 
    1. The __________ revolt in New Mexico, in 1680, was the largest and most successful of all Indian-Spanish conflicts.
  • 23. 
    1. Although the revolt in #22 above was eventually crushed it forced the Spanish to abandon the system of forced _________ and ___________. ($)
  • 24. 
    1. ____________  son of the leader of the Viking expedition discussed in #9 above led an expedition to North America around the year 1000..
  • 25. 
    1. ____________ proved to be the economic savior of the Jamestown settlement.
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