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5 Matching Questions

  1. middle passage
  2. Kang Xi
  3. Zheng He
  4. capitalism
  5. joint-stock company
  1. a voyage that brought captured Africans to West Indies, North and South America. middle leg of transatlantic trade triangle.
  2. b Chinese-Muslim admiral. led all 7 treasure ship voyages. distributed gifts, gained tribute countries.
  3. c investors buy shares of stock to reduce risks of investing money in colonization. responsible for establishing Jamestown; England's first North American colony.
  4. d economic system based on private ownership and the investment of resources. profits from exploration allowed for reinvestments in other areas. lead to inflation in Europe.
  5. e emperor of Qing Dynasty. enjoyed company of Jesuits at court.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Portuguese supporter of exploration. founded navigational school, sought wealth outside Europe.
  2. early portuguese explorer. hoped to obtain popular goods from Asia, Christianize.
  3. establish direct trade throughout Asia. power to mint own money, make treaties, raise own armies. established trading headquarters in Batavia, conquered nearby islands.
  4. upheld Confucian beliefs, social structures, made frontiers safe. accepted Dutch as trading partners.
  5. landed in Mexico, looked to claim land for Spain. overtook Aztec empire.

5 True/False Questions

  1. favorable balance of tradecountry sells more goods than it buys. ultimate goal to become self-sufficient, not dependent on other countries for goods. colonies played role of supplier and provided a market.


  2. Hongwufirst Ming emperor. encouraged return to Confucian moral standards. restored merit-based civil service exam system. later became ruthless tyrant.


  3. Mestizomixed Spanish and Native American population.


  4. columbian exchangelived in Manchuria. invaded China, Ming Dynasty collapsed. began Qing Dynasty. expanded empire's borders.


  5. conquistadorspanish explorers who followed Cortés. colonized in Mexico, South America, U.S., first European settlers in America.


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