Native Americans and Explorers
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    This colony was founded by the Dutch in the early-1600s and is now known as New York City.

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    New Amersterdam

    New Jersey

    New Haarlem

    New Holland

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The voyage of Christopher Columbus in 1492

    answer choices

    Opened a way for Spain to colonize North and South America

    Led the way for Portugal to build a vast trading empire in Asia

    Led England to claim the vast territory surrounding Hudson Bay

    Show Spain the way around South America into the Pacific

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The arrows are pointing to which North American mountain range?

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    Rocky Mountains

    Canadian Mountains

    Adirondack Mountains

    Appalachian Mountains

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Unlike Great Britain, a significant motivation for Spain to explore and colonize the so-called "New World" was

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    to find new areas of raw resources.

    to find new trade routes to East Asia

    to spread the power of the Catholic Church

    to destroy civilizations that posed a threat to Europe

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which route is showing the path traveled by explorer Hernando de Soto?

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    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The blue line on this map represents what river?

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    Colorado

    Mississippi

    Missouri

    Ohio

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The arrows are pointing to which North American mountain range?

    answer choices

    Rocky Mountains

    Canadian Mountains

    Adirondack Mountains

    Appalachian Mountains

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which state has a humid subtropical climate

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    Georgia

    California

    New Mexico

    South Dakota

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When looking at the map, what can you tell about the colonial European settlements?

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    All the settlements were in the south

    All the settlements were along major rivers

    All the settlements tried to avoid Native American Settlements

    All of the settlements were close to major bodies of water

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which number on this map marks the area of colonial North America controlled by Spain around the year 1700?

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    2

    1

    3

    4

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León is MOST known for his exploration of what part of the "New World"?

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    Canada

    Brazil

    Florida

    Texas

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In what way were the Spanish settlers in North America and the French settlers alike?

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    They earned money growing tobacco

    They traded fur with people in Europe

    They had colonies in Florida and New Mexico

    They wanted Native Americans to become Christians

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Dutch settlers established the colony of New Netherland in the 17th century. Which heavily populated state was created from portions of this Dutch settlement?

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    Georgia

    New York

    Carolina

    Virginia

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which letter marks the Missouri River?

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    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
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    Which letter marks the Mississippi River?

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    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which action is most closely associated with Spanish colonization in the Americas from 1607-1754?

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    Containment

    Imperialism

    Laissez-Faire

    Mercantilism

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
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    The Columbian Exchange is the name we give to the exchange of plants, animals, cultures, and diseases between Europe and the Americas. It refers to a time period from the late-1400s through the late-1500s during the era of exploration and colonization. Which of the items went TO the Americas

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    Smallpox, Wheat and Rice, Influenza, Cattle and Pigs

    Tobacco, Turkeys, Cacao, Potatoes

    Tobacco, Wheat and Rice, Influenza, Potatoes

    Potatoes, Turkeys, Influenza, Smallpox

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
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    The Columbian Exchange is the name we give to the exchange of plants, animals, cultures, and diseases between Europe and the Americas. It refers to a time period from the late-1400s through the late-1500s during the era of exploration and colonization. Which of the items went TO the Americas

    answer choices

    Smallpox, Wheat and Rice, Influenza, Cattle and Pigs

    Tobacco, Turkeys, Cacao, Potatoes

    Tobacco, Wheat and Rice, Influenza, Potatoes

    Potatoes, Turkeys, Influenza, Smallpox

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