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5 Matching questions

  1. Treaty of Tordesillas
  2. triangular trade
  3. Hernando Cortés
  4. Vasco da Gama
  5. Yonglo
  1. a power struggle after his father, Hongwu's death. moved royal court to Beijing. launched treasure ship voyages to impress world with splendor and power of Ming China.
  2. b treaty to respect the line Pope Alexander VI drew. split up new world between Portuguese and Spanish. spurred age of exploration, colonization.
  3. c manufactured goods go to Africa, goods exchanged for slaves, slaves transported to West Indies, sold to Americas
  4. d landed in Mexico, looked to claim land for Spain. overtook Aztec empire.
  5. e reached India. amazed by spices, rare skills, precious gems. gave Portugal a direct sea route to India.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. lived in Manchuria. invaded China, Ming Dynasty collapsed. began Qing Dynasty. expanded empire's borders.
  2. sea captain made voyage from Spain in 1492. discovered island with Taino people on it. discovered new world.
  3. natives farmed, ranched or mined for Spanish landlords. many laborers worked to death. sometimes mestizo children worked for parents.
  4. The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
  5. spanish explorers who followed Cortés. colonized in Mexico, South America, U.S., first European settlers in America.

5 True/False questions

  1. Kang XiChinese-Muslim admiral. led all 7 treasure ship voyages. distributed gifts, gained tribute countries.


  2. joint-stock companyinvestors buy shares of stock to reduce risks of investing money in colonization. responsible for establishing Jamestown; England's first North American colony.


  3. middle passagedrove out Mongol rulers. China became dominant power in Asia. had many vassal states that paid tribute.


  4. favorable balance of tradebuying and selling of Africans for work in the Americas. became massive enterprise. many African rulers participated.


  5. mercantilismeconomic system based on private ownership and the investment of resources. profits from exploration allowed for reinvestments in other areas. lead to inflation in Europe.


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