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  1. Bartholomeu Dias
  2. Dutch West India Company
  3. Powhatan
  4. Humphrey Gilbert
  5. predestination
  1. a idea that God determines man's salvation before birth
  2. b English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)
  3. c Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia
  4. d Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500)
  5. e Trading company chartered by the Dutch government to conduct its merchants' trade in the Americas and Africa. (p. 498)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
  2. the first people to live in North America
  3. literal translation of "Pennsylvania"; what William Penn named his colony, but in honor of his father, not himself
  4. originated in Barbados but modeled in the colonies, very harsh laws regarding the treatment of slaves
  5. tribe who had helped English settlers in Carolinas with Indian slave trade, but were later annihilated by the colonists when they tried to leave

5 True/False questions

  1. Protestant Reformationa religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches


  2. Robert de La Sallewhat John Winthrop said that their Puritan model societies based on Christian principles should be (better than everyone else's societies.)


  3. Oliver CromwellAs Lord Protector of England he used his army to control the government and constituted military dictatorship.


  4. John Winthroppuritan, minister and governor of massachusettes bay colony.


  5. Quakersreligious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent


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