5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Christopher Columbus
- Treaty of Tordesillas
- Ming Dynasty
- joint-stock company
- middle passage
- a sea captain made voyage from Spain in 1492. discovered island with Taino people on it. discovered new world.
- b drove out Mongol rulers. China became dominant power in Asia. had many vassal states that paid tribute.
- c investors buy shares of stock to reduce risks of investing money in colonization. responsible for establishing Jamestown; England's first North American colony.
- d voyage that brought captured Africans to West Indies, North and South America. middle leg of transatlantic trade triangle.
- e treaty to respect the line Pope Alexander VI drew. split up new world between Portuguese and Spanish. spurred age of exploration, colonization.
5 Multiple choice questions
- manufactured goods go to Africa, goods exchanged for slaves, slaves transported to West Indies, sold to Americas
- country's power dependent mainly on wealth. allowed nations to build strong navies, purchase vital goods. obtain as much gold and silver as possible or establish favorable balance of trade
- lands that are controlled by another nation.
- Portuguese supporter of exploration. founded navigational school, sought wealth outside Europe.
- buying and selling of Africans for work in the Americas. became massive enterprise. many African rulers participated.
5 True/False questions
Kang Xi → 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.
favorable balance of trade → 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.
Hernando Cortés → country's power dependent mainly on wealth. allowed nations to build strong navies, purchase vital goods. obtain as much gold and silver as possible or establish favorable balance of trade
Vasco da Gama → natives farmed, ranched or mined for Spanish landlords. many laborers worked to death. sometimes mestizo children worked for parents.
Mestizo → mixed Spanish and Native American population.