Standard 7-1

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  • 1. 
    A navigation tool used by early explorers that points to magnetic north is a(n) __________.
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Astrolabe

    • C. 

      Antennae

    • D. 

      Rudder

  • 2. 
    The Pope split the new world with a line of demarcation between what two countries in 1493?
    • A. 

      England and Spain

    • B. 

      France and the Netherlands

    • C. 

      Spain and Portugal

    • D. 

      Portugal and Africa

  • 3. 
    The Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez conquered Mexico and the native people living there who were named _________.
    • A. 

      Incas

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Peruvians

    • D. 

      Mexicans

  • 4. 
    The country that established permanent settlements in the area that later became the colony of South Carolina was________.
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      England

  • 5. 
    The big three European countries that established the largest colonies in North America were_______, ________ and ______.
    • A. 

      Spain, France and Germany

    • B. 

      Italy, The Netherlands and England

    • C. 

      The Netherlands, Spain and Germany

    • D. 

      England, France and Spain

  • 6. 
    What system did the Spanish use to enslave natives?
    • A. 

      Enchilada

    • B. 

      Encomienda

    • C. 

      Indentured Service

    • D. 

      Intemperate Service

  • 7. 
    Which explorer “discovered” the New World?
    • A. 

      Columbus

    • B. 

      Pizarro

    • C. 

      Magellan

    • D. 

      Cortez

  • 8. 
    What Chinese invention did the Europeans use to conquer natives in the “New World”?
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Gunpowder

    • C. 

      Astrolabe

    • D. 

      Cannon

  • 9. 
    _______________is an economic theory that holds the prosperity or strength of a nation depends upon its supply of gold and silver.
    • A. 

      Capitalism

    • B. 

      Free enterprise

    • C. 

      Mercantilism

    • D. 

      Commerce

  • 10. 
    The African Slave trade led to ________ between African Americans and Whites in the United States.
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Cooperation

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Integration

  • 11. 
    Which Asian land did Spain setlle in Asia?
  • 12. 
    Which Asian religion is the second most popular in the world?
  • 13. 
    What does "Buddha" Mean?
  • 14. 
    What movement led to the freeing of the slaves in America?
  • 15. 
    What type of colony requires a lot of labor to raise cash crops?