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  1. The European explorers who followed Columbus to North America:

    A) intended to found a new nation.

    B) continued to view themselves as Europeans

    C) did not consider America as the western rim of the European world.

    D) no longer saw themselves as subjects of European kings

    E) saw little difference in their lives in America and their lives in Europe
    B) continued to view themselves as Europeans
  2. All of the following were characteristics of the origional thirteen colonies except:

    A) Puritans carved tight, pious, and relatively democratic communities in New England

    B) belief they were a single people with a common destiny, who ought to break from Britain

    C) southern colonies consisted of large landholders, mostly Anglican, on plantations using slave labor

    D) conflicts over economic interests, ethnic rivalries, and religious practices

    E) middle colonies were the most diverse with estates interspersed with modest homesteads
  3. B) belief they were a single people with a common destiny, who ought to break from Britain
  4. The ideals that the colonists cherished as synonymous with American life included reverence for all of the following except:

    A) individual liberty

    B) self-government

    C) opposition to slavery

    D) religious tolerance

    E) economic opprotunity
    C) opposition to slavery
  5. The Great Ice Age accounted for the origins of North America's human history because:

    A) it exposed a land bridge connecting Eurasia with North America

    B) the glacial withdrawal allowed migration from South America

    C) when it ended, European migration to the west became possible

    D) the glacial withdrawal formed freshwater lakes that supported life

    E) it prevented the migration of dangerous animals from the Bering isthmus
    A) it exposed a land bridge connecting Eurasia with North America
  6. Most likely the first Americans were:

    A) Vikings from Scandinavia

    B) Spanish explorers of the fifteenth century

    C) refugees from Africa

    D) people who crossed the land bridge from Eurasia to North America

    E) Portugese sailors of Prince Henry the Navigator
    D) people who crossed the land bridge from Eurasia to North America
  7. The crop that became the staple of life in Mexico and South America was

    A) wheat

    B) corn

    C) tobacco

    D) potatoes

    E) beans
    B) corn
  8. Native American civilizationwas least highly developed in

    A) Peru

    B) North America

    C) Mexico

    D) Central America

    E) Latin America
    B) North America
  9. Before the arrival of Europeans, most native peoples in North America

    A) relied on horses for transportation

    B) lived in large communities

    C) lived in small, scattered, and impermanent settlements

    D) were more advanced than those in South America

    E) populated the greater part of the continent
    C) lived in small, scattered impermanent settlements
  10. Identify the statement that is false:

    A) Native Americans neither had the desire nor the means to manipulate nature aggresively

    B) In more settled agricultural groups, women tended the crops while men hunted

    C) Native Americans rejected the belief that the physical world was endowed with spiritual properties

    D)Most Native North American peoples lived in small, scattered, and impermanent settlements

    E) Many North American groups developed matrilinear cultures, where power and possessions passed down the female side of the family line
    C) Native Americans rejected the belief that the physical world was endowed with spiritual properties
  11. The Iroquois Confederacywas able to menace its Native American and European neighbors because of:

    A)The Iroquois warriors' skill with the Europeans' muskets

    B) its military alliances, sustained by political and organizational skills

    C) the alliance with the Aztecs and Incas

    D) its use of new weapons

    E) the scattered nature of the Iroquois settlements, which made it difficult for their enemies to defeat them
    B) its military alliances, sustained by political and organizational skills
  12. The Christian crusaders were indirectly responsible for the discovery of America because they:

    A) were victorious over the Muslims

    B) developed better navigational devices

    C) returned with captured Muslim maps showing the North and South American continents

    D) brought back news of valuable Far Eastern spices, drugs, and silk

    E) succeeded in establishing improved business relations between Muslims and Christians
    D) brought back news of valuable Far Eastern spices, drugs, and silk
  13. Europeans wanted to discover a new, shorter route to eastern Asia in order to:

    A) break the hold that Muslim merchants had on trade with Asia

    B) reduce the price of goods from Asia

    C) reduce the time it took to transport goods

    D) gain more profits for themselves

    E) All of these
    E) All of these
  14. Which group was responsible for the slave trade in Africa long before the Europeans had arrived?

    A) The Incas and the Aztecs

    B) The English and Scandinavians

    C) The Arabs and Africans

    D) The Portugese and Spanish

    E) The English and Americans
    C) The Arabs and Africans
  15. In the last half of the fifteenth century, some forty thousand Africans were forced into slavery by Portugal and Spain to:

    A) establish plantations in South Americans

    B) help pay for the gold they took

    C) work on plantation in Africa

    D) establish plantations in North America

    E) work on plantations on the Atlantic sugar islands
    E) work on plantations on the Atlantic sugar islands

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