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Multiple Choice



This activity contains 17 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Iberian society?


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Question 2.
Which of the following practices was extended to the Americas as a result of Portuguese commercial and colonial experience elsewhere?


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Question 3.
Which of the following practices was originally part of Columbus's plans for the administration of the New World discoveries?


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Question 4.
Encomiendas were


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Question 5.
Which of the following men was an advocate of Indian rights?


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Question 6.
The tremendous decline of the Indian population was matched by the rapid increase in


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Question 7.
When the encomienda system began to fail, the Spanish government


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Question 8.
The Spanish commercial system with the Latin American colonies was organized around


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Question 9.
The greatest concentration of mercury was found at


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Question 10.
Which of the following statements concerning the agricultural system of Spanish America is NOT accurate?


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Question 11.
Which statement concerning the organization of trade with the Americas is most accurate?


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Question 12.
In 1494 Spain and Portugal clarified the boundaries of their colonial possessions in the


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Question 13.
In its final form, the Spanish colonial government in Latin America was divided at first into two and later into four


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Question 14.
In contrast to the Spanish colonies, Brazil's economy was initially devoted to


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Question 15.
By the end of the 17th century, slaves comprised approximately what proportion of the Brazilian population?


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Question 16.
Which of the following statements concerning the Brazilian economy is most accurate?


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Question 17.
Which of the following statements concerning Portugal's economy is most accurate?


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