US History Ch. 1

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The Kashaya Pomo lived in what is now the state of...
    • A. 

      Arizona

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Minnesota

    • D. 

      Washington

  • 2. 
    All of the following are important aspects of Kwakiutl culture except:
    • A. 

      Adobes

    • B. 

      Totems

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Potlatches

  • 3. 
    Which region of the present-day United States is the native home of the Pueblo?
    • A. 

      The East

    • B. 

      The Midwest

    • C. 

      The Northwest

    • D. 

      The Southwest

  • 4. 
    The native environment of the Iroquois consisted of
    • A. 

      Rainforests

    • B. 

      Woodlands

    • C. 

      Arid deserts

    • D. 

      Rugged mountains

  • 5. 
    According to the views and values of most Native American peoples, an individual could not claim owership rights to...
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Crops

    • C. 

      Medicines

    • D. 

      Household items

  • 6. 
    A cash crop is one that is raised primarily for
    • A. 

      Sale

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      A farmer's own use

    • D. 

      A colony's home country

  • 7. 
    The Stono Rebellion was led by...
    • A. 

      Merchants

    • B. 

      African slaves

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Indentured servants

  • 8. 
    Enlightenment thinkers stressed all of the following except
    • A. 

      The use of reason

    • B. 

      The scientific method

    • C. 

      The importance of the individual

    • D. 

      The randomness or unpredictability of the natural world

  • 9. 
    Which of the following was "awakened" during the Great Awakening?
    • A. 

      Religious beliefs

    • B. 

      Feelings of patriotism

    • C. 

      Tensions between rich and poor colonists

    • D. 

      Tensions between colonists and Native Americans

  • 10. 
    Which of the following prohibited European settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      George Greenville

    • B. 

      Pontiac

    • C. 

      Proclamation of 1763

    • D. 

      French and Indian War

  • 11. 
    To be nomadic one must establish residence at one location for a period of five years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Pueblo Tribes lived in multistory homes made of stones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The dominant religion in western Europe during the 1400's was Christianity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A desire for change led to a movement called the Reformation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The cultural awakening in Europe is kown as the Renaissance--which means enlightened period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Spain and Italy signed the Treaty of Tordesillas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Triangular trade is a term used to describe the trading process in which goods and enslaved peoples were exchanged across the Atlantic Ocean.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The main goals of Christopher Columbus' first exploration of the America's were to find gold, claim lands for Italy, and Spread Christianity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Taino were the first Native Americans with whom Columbus came into contact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The European system of colonization was established during settlement of the Americas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Treaty of Tordesillas was an agreement established by the pope in an effort to settle disagreements about expansion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In the 1500's, food was the main contribution of the Americas to the Columbian Exchange.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Extreme cruelty characterized the journey known as the middle passage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The conflict between the French and British in 1754 is known as the French and Indian War
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    William Pitt was selected in 1757 to put a halt to the tyrannical rule of King George II.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The English Colonies were originally founded by farmers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Fort James was built to protect the settlement of Jamestown.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    The Puritans believed the church should keep most of the Catholic rituals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The Quakers held services without a formal minister.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Islam which was founded in Arabia in ________ by the prophet Muhammad, spread reapidly across the Middle East to North and West Africa.
  • 31. 
    The desert-dwelling __________________ culture introduced crops to the American Southwest.
  • 32. 
    In the late 1400s, encouraged by the training and sponsorship provided by Henry the Navigator, the Portuguese explored the west coast of ____________________.
  • 33. 
    Hunting was an important skill to the ______________________ of the American Northeast.
  • 34. 
    The Aztec people, who entered the Valley of ___________________ in the 1200s, built advanced civilizations.
  • 35. 
    By the 1500s, the _______________________ empire was at its height, having achieved power and wealth by gaining control of the trans-Sahara trade.
  • 36. 
    The Kashaya Pomo live in what is now the state of _________________________.
  • 37. 
    Spanish settlement in Florida began with his efforts.
    • A. 

      Taino

    • B. 

      Hernando Cortes

    • C. 

      Ponce de Leon

  • 38. 
    This term refers to people of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry.
    • A. 

      Encomienda

    • B. 

      Taino

    • C. 

      Mestizo

  • 39. 
    They were the first Native Americans with whom Columbus came into contact.
    • A. 

      Taino

    • B. 

      Pope

    • C. 

      Mestizo

  • 40. 
    They came to Central and North America in search of gold.
    • A. 

      Anasazi

    • B. 

      Aztec

    • C. 

      Conquistadors

  • 41. 
    He led the Spanish conquests of Mexico and the Aztec Empire.
    • A. 

      Ponce de Leon

    • B. 

      Kashaya Pomo

    • C. 

      Hernando Cortes

  • 42. 
    The Pueblo religious leader led a rebellion against Spanish rule that drove the Spanish out of New Mexico for 12 years.
    • A. 

      Pope

    • B. 

      Hernando Cortes

    • C. 

      Ponce de Leon