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5 Matching questions

  1. pueblos
  2. peninsulares
  3. turning point
  4. Aztecs
  5. Bartolome de Las Casas
  1. a a moment in history that marks a decisive change
  2. b towns in New Spain
  3. c top social class of New Spain, people who were born in Spain and held the highest jobs in government and the Church.
  4. d attempted to help Native Americans by asking the King of Spain to enact laws prohibiting their enslavement
  5. e Indian empire conquered by the Spanish, many of them died from European diseases

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. Engligh colony in Virginia; located in a swampy area, the colonists suffered from disease spread by mosquitoes, conflicts with Native Americans and starvation.
  3. Indian empire that eventually lost control of their government to the Spanish because of fighting among themselves
  4. 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. government in which voters elect representatives to make laws for them

5 True/False questions

  1. mestizosbelow the creoles, they were people who were of mixed Spanish and Indian background in New Spain


  2. conquistadorsspanish conquerors


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


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


  5. New Spainan area of settlements in North and South America that we conquered by conquistadors.