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History of the Americas
CHAPTER 1: Age of Exploration
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Who explored the northern portion of what is now New York for France?
Samuel de Champlain
Other than the Spanish, which European powers explored North America?
French and English
How did the Spanish treat the Native Americans?
disregarded their rights
What was one main cause of the Age of Exploration?
When did the first Americans arrive in North America?
during the last Ice Age
How did the first Americans get to North America?
The first Americans came from __________.
What is the waterway between Siberia and Alaska called today?
Why did the first Americans migrate to North America?
They were following their food source.
Which way of life distinguishes a people's government, language, religion, customs and
What did the first Americans have to depend on for their survival?
Which explorers searched for a northwest passage to Asia for England?
Henry Hudson, John Cabot
Why did the French send Giovanni da Verrazano to the Americas?
They were searching for a waterway through or around North America, or a northwest passage
What did some culture groups of the Southeast call their homes?
In 1492, Columbus sailed hoping _______.
to find an all water route to Asia
What was one result of the Crusades?
The Europeans discovered many new goods.
Which invention helped sailors in the 1400s to venture farther from home?
In which direction did Columbus think he could sail to reach India?
Which country sponsored Columbus' voyage?
When Columbus reached land, why did he refer to the people he encountered as Indians?
He thought he landed off the coast of India.
What is the correct order of arrivals in the Americas?
Native Americans, Vikings, Europeans
The Line of Demarcation was drawn to divide the New World between which two
Spain and Portugal
What were the two main reasons Spain sent expeditions to the Americas?
riches and to spread Catholicism
Which group of people lived in Mexico?
Who was the leader of the Incas in 1532?
What was one reason the Europeans were able to defeat the Native Americans?
The Europeans had better weapons.
What was the significance of the first trip around the world?
It proved that it was too expensive to reach Asia by sailing west.
Which of the following were the correct order of the social classes in Spanish colonial
Peninsulares, Creoles, mestizos, Native Americans
Who did Bartolome de Las Casas want to use as labor in the Spanish colonies?
What was the exchange of plant, vegetable, and animal life between the Old and New Worlds known as?
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