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Chapter 3 - Exploration and Colonization Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Columbian Exchange
  2. northwest passage
  3. Jamestown
  4. Bartolome de Las Casas
  5. creoles
  1. a below the Peninsulares, they were people who were born in New Spain to Spanish parents
  2. b Engligh colony in Virginia; located in a swampy area, the colonists suffered from disease spread by mosquitoes, conflicts with Native Americans and starvation.
  3. c attempted to help Native Americans by asking the King of Spain to enact laws prohibiting their enslavement
  4. d waterway through or around North America; European nations sent explorers in search of this passage to find a direct water route to Asia, this led to more European nations making use of North American resources
  5. e the global exchange of goods and ideas resulting from the encounter between the peoples of the Eastern and Western hemispheres

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. in the 1600s, English settlers who sought religious freedom in the Americas; settled the colony of Plymoth in Massachusetts. After struggling to survive their first winter they were helped by Native Americans to better learn how to fish and farm.
  2. forts where soldiers lived in New Spain
  3. government in which voters elect representatives to make laws for them
  4. Wampanoag Indian who helped the Pilgrims to grow native crops
  5. the mistreatement or punishment of certain people because of their beliefs, like not following the established church of a state

5 True/False Questions

  1. Parliamentexample for others to follow in the future


  2. Christopher Colombuslooking for a route to Asia and found the Americas, he did NOT discover America, but his voyage did have a lasting impact! His voyages led to trade between the Eastern and Western Hemispheres


  3. plantationlarge estate farmed by many workers


  4. Magna Cartasigned in 1215, a British document that contained two basic ideas: monarchs themselves have to obey the laws, and citizens have basic rights


  5. established churchthe chosen religion of a state; most rulers during the 1500s supported this practice.


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