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5 Matching questions

  1. Vasco da Gama
  2. Francisco Pizarro
  3. Atahualpa
  4. Christopher Columbus
  5. Mestizo
  1. a reached India. amazed by spices, rare skills, precious gems. gave Portugal a direct sea route to India.
  2. b Incan ruler. forces crushed. kidnapped and strangled after converting to Christianity.
  3. c mixed Spanish and Native American population.
  4. d conquistador who marched into South America and conquered Inca. tricked and killed Incan ruler Atahualpa and took ransom.
  5. e sea captain made voyage from Spain in 1492. discovered island with Taino people on it. discovered new world.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. upheld Confucian beliefs, social structures, made frontiers safe. accepted Dutch as trading partners.
  3. voyage that brought captured Africans to West Indies, North and South America. middle leg of transatlantic trade triangle.
  4. Portuguese supporter of exploration. founded navigational school, sought wealth outside Europe.
  5. country 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Bartolomeu Diasearly portuguese explorer. hoped to obtain popular goods from Asia, Christianize.


  2. encomiendanatives farmed, ranched or mined for Spanish landlords. many laborers worked to death. sometimes mestizo children worked for parents.


  3. Kang Xiemperor of Qing Dynasty. enjoyed company of Jesuits at court.


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


  5. Zheng HeChinese-Muslim admiral. led all 7 treasure ship voyages. distributed gifts, gained tribute countries.


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