Age of Contact: European Explorers
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is a Spanish soldier/explorer that wanted riches, power, & glory for Spain, in the conquest of the Americas?
    answer choices
    Friar
    Priest
    Conquistador
    Karankawa
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the purpose of exploring the Americas in the 16th - 17th centuries?
    answer choices
    To establish peace with Native Americans
    To gain great wealth, prestige, & spread the Christian religion
    To bring new technology to the Natives
    To bring new diseases to the Americas
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What country funded the expedition of Christopher Columbus?
    answer choices
    France
    Spain
    England
    United States
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What Spanish explorer, mapped the Texas coast in 1519?
    answer choices
    La Salle
    Columbus
    Cortes
    Pineda
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What were the main reasons of European exploration to the Americas?
    answer choices
    Help spread diseases to Native Americans
    Get rich, spread the Catholic religion, & get fame & glory
    Bring new ideas & technology to the Americas
    Test new shipping across the Atlantic
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What affect does the defeat of the Aztec Empire by Cortes have on other explorers?
    answer choices
    Exploration of 'New World' gets a bad reputation
    It encourages more protective laws for Native Americans
    It inspires others to explore North America to gain wealth
    Exploration encourages more peaceful relations with Natives
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What explorer created this map in 1519?
    answer choices
    Christopher Columbus
    Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
    Panfilo de Narvaez
    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
  • Question 8
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    Q. What Spanish explorer helped establish El Paso?
    answer choices
    Cabeza de Vaca
    Francisco Coronado
    La Salle
    Don Juan Onate
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What Spanish explorer was the first to see the American bison on Texas soil?
    answer choices
    Cabeza de Vaca
    Coronado
    Cortes
    La Salle
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Who searched diligently for Cibola along the American Southwest & in the Texas Panhandle?
    answer choices
    La Salle
    Cortes
    Coronado
    Pineda
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What Spanish explorer survived with the Karankawa Indians for 8 years?
    answer choices
    Cortes
    Coronado
    Cabeza de Vaca
    Pineda
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What explorer is from France?
    answer choices
    Cortes
    La Salle
    Pineda
    Coronado
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the transfer of plants, animals, & diseases called?
    answer choices
    European Exploration
    Columbian Exchange
    Trans Atlantic Shipping
    The 3 G's of Exploration
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What explorer is associated with building Fort St. Louis on the Texas coast?
    answer choices
    La Salle
    Coronado
    Cortes
    Pineda
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What explorer defeated the Aztecs with the help of guns, germs, & steel?
    answer choices
    Coronado
    Cortes
    Pineda
    Columbus
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Spaniards that came to the 'New World' wanted to establish religious settlements to convert the Indians, what were these called?
    answer choices
    Tenochtitlan
    New Spain
    Missions
    Gold, God, & Glory
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Which European explorer claimed Louisiana for France?
    answer choices
    Cortes
    Coronado
    Cabeza de Vaca
    La Salle
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What European country is associated with this flag?
    answer choices
    France
    Spain
    England
    United States
  • Question 19
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    Q. What European country is associated with this flag?
    answer choices
    France
    Spain
    England
    United States
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Exploring the Americas was very dangerous.
    answer choices
    True
    False
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