5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ming Dynasty
- Francisco Pizarro
- triangular trade
- Vasco da Gama
- Hernando Cortés
- a landed in Mexico, looked to claim land for Spain. overtook Aztec empire.
- b manufactured goods go to Africa, goods exchanged for slaves, slaves transported to West Indies, sold to Americas
- c reached India. amazed by spices, rare skills, precious gems. gave Portugal a direct sea route to India.
- d drove out Mongol rulers. China became dominant power in Asia. had many vassal states that paid tribute.
- e conquistador who marched into South America and conquered Inca. tricked and killed Incan ruler Atahualpa and took ransom.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies between the Americas and the rest of the world following Columbus's voyages.
- spanish explorers who followed Cortés. colonized in Mexico, South America, U.S., first European settlers in America.
- buying and selling of Africans for work in the Americas. became massive enterprise. many African rulers participated.
- Portuguese supporter of exploration. founded navigational school, sought wealth outside Europe.
- establish direct trade throughout Asia. power to mint own money, make treaties, raise own armies. established trading headquarters in Batavia, conquered nearby islands.
5 True/False questions
colony → lands that are controlled by another nation.
Treaty of Tordesillas → treaty to respect the line Pope Alexander VI drew. split up new world between Portuguese and Spanish. spurred age of exploration, colonization.
mercantilism → 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.
Manchus → first Ming emperor. encouraged return to Confucian moral standards. restored merit-based civil service exam system. later became ruthless tyrant.
joint-stock company → investors buy shares of stock to reduce risks of investing money in colonization. responsible for establishing Jamestown; England's first North American colony.