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Multiple Choice

This activity contains 72 questions.

Question 1.
All of the following Spanish conquistadors explored regions of what is now the United States EXCEPT

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Question 2.
From the perspective of European invaders, Native Americans lacked respect for all the following EXCEPT

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Question 3.
During the Protestant Reformation, all of the following challenged the authority of the Roman Catholic Church EXCEPT

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Question 4.
Richard Hakluyt's Discourse on Western Planting was

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Question 5.
Eventually, the London Company encouraged immigrants to come to Jamestown by offering them an opportunity to

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Question 6.
To establish a civil government for themselves, the Separatist Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation signed the

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Question 7.
Roger Williams was banished from Massachusetts Bay because he advocated

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Question 8.
The proprietary form of colonization became the usual form of planting English colonies following the

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Question 9.
The European monarch who finally agreed to underwrite the cost of Columbus's voyage to the New World was

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Question 10.
Today, Haiti and the Dominican Republic share the island of

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Question 11.
The Protestant Reformation was largely put into motion by the German monk

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Question 12.
The most important monarch to break with Catholicism was

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Question 13.
Europeans saw Native Americans as all the following EXCEPT

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Question 14.
Between 1518 and 1548, Spanish conquistadores conquered most of the New World, motivated by the

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Question 15.
The arrival of the Europeans had a major impact on the Native Americans because it

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Question 16.
According to Martin Luther,

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Question 17.
Which of the following best describes England's motivations for moving westward to North America?

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Question 18.
The Protestant Reformation was important because it

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Question 19.
Which of the following factors did NOT contribute to the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs?

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Question 20.
The population of the Americas on the eve of European arrival is estimated at

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Question 21.
Which of the following European herd animals were NOT imported into the Americas?

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Question 22.
Foods unknown to Europeans before contact with the Americas include which of the following?

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Question 23.
Where did Columbus make landfall in the New World during his first voyage?

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Question 24.
The first European to sail around the Cape of Africa was

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Question 25.
When he sailed from Spain in 1492, Columbus intended to find

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Question 26.
Wherever Europeans went as explorers and settlers in the fifteenth century, they

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Question 27.
England was slow to colonize in the New World in the sixteenth century because

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Question 28.
Early Jamestown nearly failed as a colony because of all of the following EXCEPT

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Question 29.
Puritan reformers of the Anglican Church hoped to focus the act of worship on

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Question 30.
Anne Hutchinson's heresy of antinomianism called into question the

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Question 31.
Quakers were committed to all these concepts EXCEPT

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Question 32.
After leaving England, where did the Pilgrims go before coming to Virginia?

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Question 33.
The joint-stock company was an effective tool for colonization because it

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Question 34.
The developments which made the European age of exploration possible included all of the following EXCEPT the

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Question 35.
The Renaissance involved all of the following EXCEPT

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Question 36.
The agricultural revolution

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Question 37.
According to pre-Colombian Native Americans,

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Question 38.
From the fifth to the fourteenth centuries, West Africa was

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Question 39.
All of the following changes in fifteenth-century Europe created an expansionist impulse EXCEPT

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Question 40.
Who were the first inhabitants of the Americas?

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Question 41.
Which of the following are examples of megafauna?

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Question 42.
Archaeologists estimate the advent of agriculture in the Americas at about

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Question 43.
Which of the following was NOT a social class of ancient Aztec society?

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Question 44.
Who were the Mound Builders?

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Question 45.
Hunters reached the Great Plains near what is now Calgary, Canada and found

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Question 46.
The "big mammals" of the Western Hemisphere were probably wiped out by

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Question 47.
All of the following statements about the Archaic peoples are true EXCEPT

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Question 48.
The people of Poverty Point

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Question 49.
The most important effect of corn planting on North America was

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Question 50.
An acre planted in corn provided enough food for approximately

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Question 51.
Cornfields in the Southwest stopped producing corn because

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Question 52.
By the close of the fifteenth century, Europe was in ferment because of all of the following EXCEPT

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Question 53.
The word Anasazi means

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Question 54.
The Spanish referred to the multi-story dwellings of the Anasazi as

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Question 55.
The environmental disaster that spelled doom for the Anasazi was a

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Question 56.
The first Europeans to settle in North America were most likely

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Question 57.
Two elements that enabled Portugal to rise to world prominence were

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Question 58.
The first European explorer to sail around the Cape of Good Hope was

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Question 59.
The first European explorer to circumnavigate the globe was:

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Question 60.
One of the major catalysts for English expansion was

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Question 61.
In what is now Mexico, the Aztecs, Toltecs, and Mayas

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Question 62.
The result of the deadly diseases brought to the New World by Europeans was

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Question 63.
A fifteenth-century European development that stimulated later exploration included

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Question 64.
The encomienda was

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Question 65.
In Canada, the French colonial empire was

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Question 66.
The English and Spanish colonial systems differed in that

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Question 67.
Which of the following is true regarding the English colonization of Ireland?

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Question 68.
John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) primarily wanted to

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Question 69.
In his attempt to settle the Roanoke colony, Sir Walter Raleigh found that

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Question 70.
The key to the success of Protestantism in England was

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Question 71.
The religious settlement of Elizabeth I

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Question 72.
The defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588

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