APUSH Chapter One Quiz

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This quiz has some basic question from AP United States History using the American Pageant textbook.

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    In the last half of the fifteenth century, some 40,000 Africans were forced into slavery by Portugal and Spain to
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    The stage was set for a cataclysmic shift in the course of history when
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    The introduction of American plants around the world resulted in

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    In an effort to reach the Indies, Spain looked westward because
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    The colonists who ultimately embraced the vision of America as an independent nation had in common all the following characteristic EXCEPT
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    European contact with Native Americans led to

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    The development of "Three sister" on the southeast Atlantic seaboard
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    After his first voyage, Christopher Columbus believed that he had
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    Most likely the first Americans were
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    European explorers introduced ___ into the New World

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    Before the arrival of Europeans, most native peoples in North America
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    By the 1770s, which of the following issues helped bring about a crisis of imperial authority
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    Malinche has earned a place in history as
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    Columbus called the native people of the New World "Indians" because
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    The treatment of the Native Americans by the Spanish conquistadores can be described as
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    The Christian crusaders were indirectly responsible for the discovery of America because they

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    The early voyages of Scandinavian seafarers did NOT result in permanent settlement in North America because
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    The ideals that the colonists cherished as synonymous with American life included reverence for all the following EXCEPT
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    All of the following were true about the Spanish EXCEPT
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    Spain was united into a single nation-state when

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    Identify the statement that is false.
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    Native American civilizations were the LEAST highly developed in
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    The Native Americans unwittingly infected early European explorers with the following newly transmitted deadly disease that spread throughout Europe:
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    Which group was responsible for slave trading in Africa long before the Europeans had arrived?
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    Which of the following mountain ranges was probably created before the continental separation, approximately 350 million years ago?
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    One of the main factors that enabled Europeans to conquer native North Americans with relative ease was the

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    All of the following are true of the Incan, Mayan, and Aztec civilizations EXCEPT they
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    Men became conquistadores because they wanted to
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    All of the following contributed to the emergence of a new interdependent global economic system EXCEPT
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    Some of the more advanced Native American cultures did all of the following EXCEPT

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    The term "Columbian Exchange" describes:
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    All of the following were characteristics of the original thirteen colonies EXCEPT
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    ​The Aztec chief Moctezuma allowed Cortés to enter the capital of Tenochtitlán because
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    The Great Ice Age accounted for the origins of North America's human history because
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    The size and sophistication of Native American civilizations in Mexico and South America can be attributed to
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    All of the following were original territories of North American Indian populations within the current borders of the United States EXCEPT
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    Europeans wanted to discover a new, shorter route to eastern Asia in order to
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    Which of the following is the false concept, which held that the Spanish conquerors merely tortured and butchered the Indians, stole their gold, infected them with smallpox, and left little but misery behind?
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    Men in the more settled agricultural groups in North America performed all of the following tasks except
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    The institution of encomienda allowed the
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    The European explorers who followed Columbus to North America
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    The crop that became the staple of life in Mexico and South America was
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    Before the middle of the fifteenth century, sub-Saharan Africa had remained remote and mysterious to Europeans because
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    The origins of the modern plantation system can be found in the
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    The Dominican Friar Bartolomé de Las Casas is best known for
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    Which of these statements does NOT describe mestizos
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    Spain began to fortify and settle its North American border lands in order to
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    All of the following are true about Popés Rebellion in 1680, EXCEPT
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    ​According to scholars, the flood of precious New World metals into Spain is responsible for all of the following EXCEPT
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    The Iroquois Confederacy was able to menace its Native American and European neighbors because of
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    Which of the following New World plants revolutionized the international economy?
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    The existence of a single original continent has been proved by the presence of
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    Which of the following was not a feature created in North America ten thousand years ago when the glaciers retreated?
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    All of the following set into motion the chain of events that led to a drive of Europeans toward Asia, the penetration of Africa, and the discovery of the New World except
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    In which of the following is the explorer mismatched with the area he explored?
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    What permitted bands of original Americans to make their way southward and eastward across the Americas, eventually reaching the far tip of South America thousands of years before the first Europeans arrived in the Americas?
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    The adoption of horses by Native American tribes such as the Sioux, Apaches and Blackfeet

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