Native Americans/Early Explorers, Attempted Colonies

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Native Americans/Early Explorers, Attempted Colonies

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What reasons motivated the Europeans to come explore in the New World?
    • A. 

      Riches

    • B. 

      Resources

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Routes

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    After what event did the Columbian Exchange begin?
    • A. 

      Columbus arrives in the New World

    • B. 

      Spanish missionaries come to the New World

    • C. 

      English attempt to plant colonies in NC

    • D. 

      Queen Elizabeth asked the seadogs to raid Spanish ships

  • 3. 
    How did the Native Americans benefit from the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Sharing of cultural ideas and beliefs

    • B. 

      Exchange of animals- like horses, cattle and sheep and plants-grains, sugar cane, citrus fruits

    • C. 

      Disease and slavery

    • D. 

      Tobacco, corn, potatoes were given as new crops for Native Americans

  • 4. 
    Columbus journey to the New World was sponsored by the nation of Spain. Which of the following describes Columbus voyage to the New World.
    • A. 

      Columbus thought that he had traveled to India and called the Native people Indians

    • B. 

      Columbus was searching for a new trade route to Asia

    • C. 

      Columbus was disliked by his crew and they plotted an overthrow of Columbus

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
     What viewpoint were the Native Americans different from the Europeans?
    • A. 

      Land ownership

    • B. 

      One god or creator

    • C. 

      Use of food

    • D. 

      Hunting and trapping

  • 6. 
    The man who devoted most of his life trying to plant a successful English colony in the New World for Queen Elizabeth I was?
    • A. 

      Sir Francis Drake

    • B. 

      Sir Richard Grenville

    • C. 

      Sir Walter Raleigh

    • D. 

      Ralph Lane

  • 7. 
    The artist who painted some of the first images of North Carolina and made early maps was?
    • A. 

      John White

    • B. 

      Ralph Lane

    • C. 

      Thomas Harriot

    • D. 

      Walter Raleigh

  • 8. 
    Who was the Native American who ultimately remained the friend of the English during the attempts at an English colony in NC?
    • A. 

      Wanchese

    • B. 

      Wingina

    • C. 

      Manteo

    • D. 

      Tameok

  • 9. 
    According to Queen Elizabeth I the main purpose of the sea dogs was?
    • A. 

      To raid and plunder French ships in the New World

    • B. 

      To make friends with the French as they tried to colonize in the New World

    • C. 

      To raid and plunder the Italian ships in the New World

    • D. 

      To raid and plunder Spanish ships in the New World and claim the cargo for the Queen

  • 10. 
    I was the scientist and learned the Native American languages in NC on the Raleigh voyages to the New World.
    • A. 

      John White

    • B. 

      Thomas Harriot

    • C. 

      Ralph Lane

    • D. 

      Walter Raleigh

  • 11. 
    Eliminate the person who caused conflict for the English in the first attempt at a successful colony in NC 
    • A. 

      Ralph Lane

    • B. 

      John White

    • C. 

      Walter Raleigh

    • D. 

      Thomas Harriot

  • 12. 
    What was a main reason why the Lane Colony had issues with food supply?
    • A. 

      They gave all food to the Native Americans as a sign of friendship and peace to keep from having a war

    • B. 

      The soil was unsuitable for farming

    • C. 

      They arrived too late to plant crops

    • D. 

      Native Americans stole their food

  • 13. 
    Which of the following would not be a problem that the English encountered during the first attempts at trying to establish a colony in the New World?
    • A. 

      Stable food supply

    • B. 

      Trouble with Native Americans

    • C. 

      Poor leadership

    • D. 

      Spanish raids upon the fort

  • 14. 
    Where did the English attempt to plant a colony in NC?
    • A. 

      Cape Lookout

    • B. 

      Cape Fear

    • C. 

      Roanoke Island

    • D. 

      Bath

  • 15. 
    Identify the true statement about Virginia Dare.
    • A. 

      She was the granddaughter of John White and was the first English child born in the New World

    • B. 

      She escaped a Native American raid upon the fort

    • C. 

      She survived the Lost Colony

    • D. 

      She was the only child who traveled across the ocean and made it to safety to the New World

  • 16. 
    In what ways were the Lane and Lost Colony similar?
    • A. 

      Colonies arrived too late to plant crops

    • B. 

      Both colonies lacked key supplies needed from England and needed to be resupplied for assistance

    • C. 

      Colonies encountered problems with Native Americans

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What event kept John White from returning back to his colony in 1587?
    • A. 

      War with Spain

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth refused to give money for trip and send supplies

    • C. 

      Raleigh was unhappy with the location of the colony and he refused to send supplies

    • D. 

      He was attacked by the French who were at war with Spanish

  • 18. 
    When John White arrived back on the island in 1590, what did he find?
    • A. 

      The island was deserted, the buildings had been taken down, CRO, CROATOAN carved in tree and post

    • B. 

      The Native Americans told him that the colonists had moved to live the Croatoan tribe

    • C. 

      The colony left and moved to Jamestown

    • D. 

      A huge storm had demolished the island and killed the colonists

  • 19. 
    What was the main purpose of the Amadas Barlowe expedition?
    • A. 

      Begin a colony in NC

    • B. 

      Raid Spanish ships

    • C. 

      Trade with Native Americans

    • D. 

      Scout out the perfect location for a colony in the New World

  • 20. 
    For what main reason did Wingina dislike the English?
    • A. 

      His father the chief was killed due to disease

    • B. 

      He was disliked by Ralph Lane because he did not cooperate with his wishes all the time

    • C. 

      The English stole all the gold from Wingina's tribe

    • D. 

      The English did not give him a fancy title of a noble, so he was angry and upset

  • 21. 
    What was the primary reason why the English selected Roanoke Island as a suitable location for the first English colony?
    • A. 

      The island is off the coast of NC and would not be clearly visible to Spanish ships

    • B. 

      The island had friendly Natives

    • C. 

      The island had the best soil, plants, animals and longest growing season

    • D. 

      The Queen suggested they settle and explore there for wealth reasons

  • 22. 
    After Native Americans came into contact with the early explorers, the impact was often deadly. Tribes that came into contact with the early explorers were reduced as much as what percent?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 23. 
    The Columbian Exchange brought deadly diseases to the New World. Select the disease that killed many Native Americans after the Columbian Exchange began.
    • A. 

      Chicken Pox

    • B. 

      Common Cold which often resulted into worse conditions

    • C. 

      Small Pox

    • D. 

      Measles

  • 24. 
    Which region of NC could be best described by the following:  clay soil, rolling hills, beginnings of waterfalls and rapids, most of the cities are located here
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Piedmont

    • C. 

      Coastal Plain

    • D. 

      Outer Banks

  • 25. 
    Which of the following do not border NC?
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Kentucky

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