Fast and the Curious: Exploration and Colonization
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What was the main idea behind mercantilism?

    answer choices

    Colonies existed to make a profit for their mother country

    Colonies were used to house prisoners from the mother country

    Colonies were allowed to do whatever they wanted

    Colonies were setup to help with overpopulation in the mother country

  • Question 2
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    How did humanism during the Renaissance differ from earlier traditional medieval ideas?

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    They had an interest in the spiritual life of the people.

    They were disinterested in the ideas of ancient Greece and Rome.

    They rejected traditional Christian teachings.

    They emphasized the importance of individual potential and growth.

  • Question 3
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    During the Renaissance and Reformation, this way of thinking placed emphasis on reason and logic instead of faith and religion.

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    Humanism

    rationalism

    spiritualism

    excommunication

  • Question 4
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    What was the Catholic Church's response to Martin Luther's 95 Theses?

    answer choices

    Excommunication

    The Peace of Westphalia

    The Counsel of Trent

    They ignored it

  • Question 5
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    The official act of expelling or excluding someone from the Christian church and, during the time of the Reformation, keeping them from entering Heaven as well.

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    Excommunication

    Sin

    Indulgences

    Salvation

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    What pushed the Europeans to begin the Age of Exploration?

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    Attempt to prove that the world was round

    Search for new trade routes to Asia

    Decline of Italy as a center of commerce

    Protestant Reformation

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    All of the conquered colonies or territories of a mother country.

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    colony

    settlement

    empire

    conquest

  • Question 8
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    Q. Colonization
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    Traveling to a new territories for the purpose of discovery
    Political system where policies are created by representatives selected by the people
    State sponsored settlement of people to new territories
    Economic policy where colonies serve as a source of raw materials to increase the wealth
  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Globalization brings our world together.

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    True

    False

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Globalization is _______________:
    answer choices
    The connecting of countries through changes in borders
    The interdependence of countries over conflict.
    The process of the world coming together and being more interdependent, due to the increase in technology and sharing.
    The process of creating maps and globes.
  • Question 11
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    Q. The action of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work and making use of and benefiting from natural resources
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    Exploitation 
    Favoritism 
    Encomienda 
    Missionaries 
  • Question 12
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    Q. The Spanish word Conquistadors translates to 
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    Capturers
    Conquerors
    Captives
    Natives
  • Question 13
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    Q.

    the state of being owned by another person

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    slavery

    encomiendas

    conquest

    indentured servitude

  • Question 14
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    Q.  Which answer best describes the Columbian Exchange?
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    Ideas were exchanged between Europe and Americas.
    The native Americans and Christopher Columbus shared religious ideas.
    The Eastern and Western Hemispheres exchanged plants, animals, and also diseases.
    The Old World became the New World.
  • Question 15
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    Q.

    Which group saw more positive benefits of exploration and colonization?

    answer choices

    Europeans

    Africans

    Native Americans

    all groups benefited easily

  • Question 16
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    Q. Which of the following was not a goal of the Conquistadors in traveling to the Americas?
    answer choices
    to become wealthy by finding gold
    to gain glory by winning great victories
    to obtain land for themselves
    to befriend the American Indians
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