AP World- Ch. 19 Questions

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AP World- Ch. 19 Questions
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AP World Questions

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  1. Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Iberian society?
    absence of slaveholding traditions
  2. Which of the following practices was extended to the Americas as a result of Portuguese commercial and colonial experience elsewhere?
    African slavery
  3. Which of the following practices was originally part of Columbus's plans for the administration of the New World discoveries?
    fortified ports
  4. Encomiendas were
    grants of Indians for labor in Spanish colonies in the Americas.
  5. Which of the following men was an advocate of Indian rights?
    Bartolome de Las Casas
  6. The tremendous decline of the Indian population was matched by the rapid increase in
    European livestock.
  7. When the encomienda system began to fail, the Spanish government
    began to rely on Indian labor extracted through local officials, the mita.
  8. The Spanish commercial system with the Latin American colonies was organized around
  9. The greatest concentration of mercury was found at
  10. Which of the following statements concerning the agricultural system of Spanish America is NOT accurate?
    Plantation crops like sugar and later cacao were exported to Europe in sufficient quantities to exceed the value of bullion in exports.
  11. Which statement concerning the organization of trade with the Americas is most accurate?
    The Spanish evolved a convoy system composed of galleons that carried manufactured goods to the colonies and brought back bullion.
  12. In 1494 Spain and Portugal clarified the boundaries of their colonial possessions in the
    Treaty of Tordesillas
  13. In its final form, the Spanish colonial government in Latin America was divided at first into two and later into four
  14. In contrast to the Spanish colonies, Brazil's economy was initially devoted to
    estate agriculture
  15. By the end of the 17th century, slaves comprised approximately what proportion of the Brazilian population?
  16. Which of the following statements concerning the Brazilian economy is most accurate?
    Competition from English, French, and Dutch plantations in the Caribbean undercut the Brazilian sugar industry.
  17. Which of the following statements concerning Portugal's economy is most accurate?
    The negative balance of trade with England caused an outflow of bullion and created economic dependency in Portugal.