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5 Matching questions

  1. Spanish borderlands
  2. New Spain
  3. Christopher Colombus
  4. Aztecs
  5. Columbian Exchange
  1. a Indian empire conquered by the Spanish, many of them died from European diseases
  2. b edge of New Spain that stretched form present day Florida to present day California, explorers met a stron Indian resistance here
  3. c looking 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
  4. d an area of settlements in North and South America that we conquered by conquistadors.
  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. Indian empire that eventually lost control of their government to the Spanish because of fighting among themselves
  2. religious settlements run by Catholic priests and friars
  3. Engligh colony in Virginia; located in a swampy area, the colonists suffered from disease spread by mosquitoes, conflicts with Native Americans and starvation.
  4. 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.
  5. movement to reform the Catholic Church in the 1500s; led to the creation of many different Christian Churches, these religious differences increased rivalries between nations

5 True/False questions

  1. northwest passagean area of settlements in North and South America that we conquered by conquistadors.


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


  3. burgessesrepresentatives to the government


  4. precedentexample for others to follow in the future


  5. colonya group of people who settle in a distant land but are still ruled by the government of their native land