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5 Matching questions

  1. Mayflower Compact
  2. colony
  3. mestizos
  4. Presidios
  5. House of Burgesses
  1. a a group of people who settle in a distant land but are still ruled by the government of their native land
  2. b representative assembly in colonial Virginia; it began a tradition of representative government in the English colonies
  3. c forts where soldiers lived in New Spain
  4. d below the creoles, they were people who were of mixed Spanish and Indian background in New Spain
  5. e a 1620 agreement written by the Pilgrims to govern their colony by establishing laws for the general good

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. Wampanoag Indian who helped the Pilgrims to grow native crops
  3. attempted to help Native Americans by asking the King of Spain to enact laws prohibiting their enslavement
  4. religious settlements run by Catholic priests and friars
  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. coureurs de boisFrench colonists who lived and worked in the woods


  2. northwest passagewaterway 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


  3. circumnavigateland grants that included the right to demand labor or taxes from Native Americans


  4. Spanish borderlandstop social class of New Spain, people who were born in Spain and held the highest jobs in government and the Church.


  5. IncasIndian empire conquered by the Spanish, many of them died from European diseases