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Grade 10 Exploration
Europeans considered mercantilism a successful policy because it
  1. encouraged self sufficiency in less developed nations
  2. led to alliances with Asian countries
  3. protected traditional social practices
  4. created wealth for colonial powers
Grade 10 Exploration
Where did Cortes go?
  1. Peru
  2. Florida
  3. Mexico
  4. New Mexico
Grade 10 Exploration
Where did Pizarro go?
  1. New Mexico
  2. Peru
  3. Florida
  4. Mexico
Grade 10 Exploration
Where did de Soto go?
  1. New Mexico
  2. Florida
  3. Peru
  4. Mexico
Grade 10 Exploration
The first explorer to attempt to circumnavigate the globe was?
  1. Hernando De Soto
  2. Curious George
  3. Vasco de Gama
  4. Ferdinand Magellan
Grade 10 Exploration
To circumnavigate the globe means to...
  1. Travel from continent to continent
  2. Travel around the world
  3. Travel through the equator
  4. Travel through a time zone
Grade 10 Exploration
What was the main reason or cause of the Age of Exploration?
  1. Trade of tobacco with America.
  2. The search for a direct route to Asia.
  3. Europeans thought they were superior.
  4. Slavery.
Grade 10 Exploration
Grade 10 Exploration
Grade 10 Exploration
The triangular trade network connected which of the following continents?
  1. Europe, Asia, South America
  2. Europe, North America, Asia
  3. Europe, Australia, North America
  4. Europe, Africa, North America
Grade 10 Exploration
Trade between Europe and the Americas was called what?
  1. Middle Passage
  2. Triangular Trade
  3. The Columbian Exchange
  4. Panama canal
Grade 10 Exploration
The leg of the Triangular Trade Network from Africa to North America was called?
  1. Columbian Exchange
  2. North American Run
  3. Middle Passage
  4. Third Passage
Grade 10 Exploration
Which of the following explorers sailed around the Cape of Good Hope in route to India?
  1. Ferdinand Magellin
  2. Christopher Columbus
  3. Vasco De Gama
  4. Miguel De Cervantes
Grade 10 Exploration
Christopher Columbus is famous for discovering which continent?
  1. North America
  2. Australia
  3. South America
  4. Europe
Grade 10 Exploration
Spanish and Portuguese are the primary languages spoken in?
  1. Canada
  2. South America
  3. North America
  4. Mexico
Grade 10 Exploration
Which of the following was an effect of the trans-Atlantic slave trade?
  1. Prejudice aginst African-Americans
  2. Wealth for most African-Americans
  3. African-American families were left intact
  4. African traditions and customs were honored and celebrated
Grade 10 Exploration
Grade 10 Exploration
Pilgrims were settlers from England in search of?
  1. Gold
  2. Silver
  3. Religious freedom
  4. Slaves
Grade 10 Exploration
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