AP Early Exploration and Colonies 2018-2019
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q.

    What was the name of the philosophy , in part, predicated on a trade surplus to Europe?

    answer choices

    colonialism

    capitalism

    mercantilism

    encomienda

  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q. The English defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 led to which of the following?
    answer choices
    The Treaty of Trodesillas
    The French and Indian War
    The conquest of the Aztecs
    English Colonialization of the Western Hemisphere
  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following best characterizes the New England colonies?
    answer choices
    agriculture based on cash crops
    settled by single males
    populated by indentured servants and slaves
    based on family unit and longer life span
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. Encomienda and conquistadors evidence which of the following statements?
    answer choices
    Spanuish forced natives to convertto Roman Catholicism
    Spains was THE European power during the 16th century exerting its will on natives
    Spain colonized mostly in the southwest.
    Jamestown was the 1st permanent settlement.
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. Which colony was founded first?
    answer choices
    Jamestown
    Plymouth
    St. Augustine
    New York
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. Who accelerated exploration by  creating a school for training explorers?
    answer choices
    Christopher Columbus
    Henry the Navigator
    Elizabeth I
    John Smith
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. The northward spread of maize (corn) helped to cause which of the following to take place?
    answer choices
    increased settlement and economic development
    blending of native and European races
    building of dmas and locks on the Mississippi River
    years of surplus, driving prices down
  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following "brought new crops to Europe from the Americas, stimulating European population growth, and new sources of mineral wealth, which facilitated the European shift from feudalism to capitalism?"
    answer choices
    mercantilism
    feudalism
    the Mayflower
    Columbian Exchange
  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q. The most important advantage Europeans had over natives was which of the following?
    answer choices
    better guns
    better horses
    better knives
    resistance to diseases like smallpox
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. Spanish explorers searching for gold and glory in the Americas during the 1500s were known as what?
    answer choices
    Mercantilism
    Renaissance
     Conquistador
    Astrolabe
  • Question 11
    180 seconds
    Q. Which conquistador destroyed the Aztecs?
    answer choices
    Ferdinand Magellan
    Hernan Cortes
    Christopher Columbus
    Francisco Pizarro
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was the explorer that created a school of navigation?
    answer choices
    Vasco de Gama
    John Cabot
    Prince Henry
    Francisco Pizarro
  • Question 13
    180 seconds
    Q. What were European explorers first looking for during exploration?
    answer choices
    A trade route to Asia.
    A trade route to North America.
    A new source for slaves.
    Cheaper goods & services.
  • Question 14
    180 seconds
    Q. When and where was the first permanent English colony founded?
    answer choices
    1586 Sir Walter Raleigh founded Roanoke
    1607 the Plymouth company founded Sagadohoc colony
    1607 the Virginia company founded Jamestown.
    1609 John Smith founded the Virginia settlement
  • Question 15
    180 seconds
    Q. The Spanish built religious establishments called
    answer choices
    forts
    plantations
    haciendas
    missions
  • Question 16
    180 seconds
    Q. What religion did the friars want to convert the Native Americans to?
    answer choices
    Methodist
    Pentecostal 
    Roman Catholic
    Church of England
  • Question 17
    180 seconds
    Q. Who was the Spanish priest who spoke out against the mistreatment of Indians in New Spain.
    answer choices
    Bartolome de Las Casas
    Pizarro
    De Vaca
    The Indians spoke for themselves
  • Question 18
    180 seconds
    Q. The Middle Passage refers to 
    answer choices
    The ocean crossing of the slaves
    The route taken to reach New York 
    A step in climbing the social ladder
    A system of trade between the colonies 
  • Question 19
    180 seconds
    Q. The trade routes established by colonists and merchants across the Atlantic Ocean can be defined as
    answer choices
    Triangular Trade
    Headright System
    Mercantilism
    Economic Domination
  • Question 20
    180 seconds
    Q. An indentured servant.....
    answer choices
    pays off his debt by working without pay
    works for a set wage for a set number of years
    makes money from all the crops he plants
    owns large plantations and lives a sweet life
  • Question 21
    180 seconds
    Q. Most Native Americans living in Virginia at this time belonged to which Confederacy?
    answer choices
    Powhatan
    Iroquois
    Apache
    Cherokee 
  • Question 22
    180 seconds
    Q. What diseases did the colonists bring over to the Americas?
    answer choices
    Smallpox
    Influenza
    Measles
    All of the above. 
  • Question 23
    180 seconds
    Q.

    What Native Americans lived in the Southwest region dominated by the Spanish?

    answer choices

    Powhatan

    Pueblo

    Lakota

    Sioux

  • Question 24
    180 seconds
    Q. The homes of the Pueblo Indians were_______________.
    answer choices
    pueblos and hogans 
    tipis and earth lodges
    wigwams and longhouses
    wood and concrete
  • Question 25
    180 seconds
    Q. The Spanish first moved into the North American southwest in an effort to
    answer choices
    obtain precious metals (like gold and silver)
    establish missions
    impose Spanish culture
    strengthen the security of New Spain
  • Question 26
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following factors best explains why Native American efforts to unite were rare?

    answer choices

    most tribes were isolated from each other

    Europeans discouraged tribes from uniting

    People had different foods and cultures

    tribes had traditions of independence and long standing conflicts

  • Question 27
    180 seconds
    Q. Which Indian tribes tended to establish more of a hunting-gathering lifestyle due to their location and desire for buffalo?
    answer choices
    Sioux Great Plains Indians
    Woodland Indians in the Midwest
    Mohawk in the Northeast
    Pueblos in the Southwest
  • Question 28
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following social and demographic changes occurred in the Western Hemisphere after the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century?
    answer choices
    deadly diseases killed thousands
    emergence of racially mixed populations
    a new hierarchy created by intermixture of African Americans, Spanish settlers, and Native Americans 
    All of the above
  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q. What became Jamestown's "gold"?
    answer choices
    cars
    tobaccco
    water
    tomatoes
  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q. The Virginia House of Burgesses:
    answer choices
    Provided an example of representative government.
    Established the first army in the New World.
    Regulated what the people were allowed to eat.
    Determined who could leave the colony. 
  • Question 31
    20 seconds
    Q. How did John Rolfe help Jamestown generate income for the Virginia Company?
    answer choices
    Introduction tobacco in the colonies
    Beginning the Headright System
    Starting the Middle Passage
    Marrying Pocahontas
  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q. This person was chief of many tribes and provided leadership to his people and taught the settlers survival skills. 
    answer choices
    Pocahantas
    Powhatan
    John Smith
    Governor of Virginia
  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. Why were Africans brought to Jamestown in 1619?
    answer choices
    To work on Sugar Plantations
    To seek Religious freedom
    To work on tobacco plantations
    To fight against American Indians
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. What led to war between the natives and Jamestown settlers?
    answer choices
    Tensions increased as colonists pushed the Powhatan from their land.
    Indians and settlers did not agree on trade routes.
    Indians and colonists were able to work alongside each other.
    Powhatan punished all colonists by blocking trade routes.
  • Question 35
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the main reason Plymouth was started?
    answer choices
    For Money/Wealth
    For Religious Beliefs 
    For Growing Crops
    For Exploring new wildlife
  • Question 36
    60 seconds
    Q. Who helped the settlers in Plymouth?
    answer choices
    Pocahontas
    Wanpanoag
    Squanto
    Massasoit
  • Question 37
    60 seconds
    Q. Plymouth was started before Jamestown.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 38
    60 seconds
    Q. Before the Pilgrims went ashore they created a set of rules to help them live together peacefully.  What was this called?
    answer choices
    Pilgrims' Pact
    Plymouth Promise
    House of Burgesses
    Mayflower Compact
  • Question 39
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the people who did not want to belong to the Church of England call themselves?
    answer choices
    Unbelievers 
    Indians 
    Ministers 
    Separatists 
  • Question 40
    60 seconds
    Q. What tribe was Squanto from?
    answer choices
    Wampanoags
    Massasoits
    Roanokes
    Hopis
  • Question 41
    60 seconds
    Q. I have been working for many years to pay off my trip to North America.  After I work off my debt, I am free.  I am an _______.
    answer choices
    indentured servant
    slave
    merchant
  • Question 42
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the reason for the English wanting a permanent settlement at Jamestown?
    answer choices
    They were looking to escape religious persecution.
    They wanted a permanent vacation spot.
    It was an economic venture.
    It was an exploration venture.
  • Question 43
    30 seconds
    Q. Which colonies were founded for to escape religious persecution?
    answer choices
    Georgia and Jamestown
    Jamestown and Roanoke
    Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay
    Georgia and Pennyslvania
  • Question 44
    30 seconds
    Q. Massachusetts Bay was founded by
    answer choices
    Debtors
    Quakers
    Puritans
    Separatists
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