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Which European nation looked for a direct sea route to Asia by traveling west across the Ocean Sea?
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Which European nation looked for a direct sea route to Asia by traveling west across the Ocean Sea?
Spain
Which European nation looked for a direct sea route to Asia by traveling around the tip of Africa?
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Which European nation looked for a direct sea route to Asia by traveling around the tip of Africa?
Portugal
What allowed Native American civilizations to create permanent settlements?
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What allowed Native American civilizations to create permanent settlements?
Agriculture
Which three powerful West African kingdoms developed along the Niger and Senegal Rivers?
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Which three powerful West African kingdoms developed along the Niger and Senegal Rivers?
Ghana, Mali, & Songhai
Who were the hunters who arrived in the Americas 15,000-60,000 years ago, during the last Ice Age?
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Who were the hunters who arrived in the Americas 15,000-60,000 years ago, during the last Ice Age?
Paleo-Indians
Which explorer established Spain’s land claim in the “New” World?
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Which explorer established Spain’s land claim in the “New” World?
Christopher Columbus
When large number of Native American workers died off, who did Europeans turn to in order to fill the labor shortage?
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When large number of Native American workers died off, who did Europeans turn to in order to fill the labor shortage?
Africans
What drastically reduced the native population of the Americas after European contact?
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What drastically reduced the native population of the Americas after European contact?
Disease
The French claimed land in North America based on which explorer’s voyage on the St. Lawrence River?
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The French claimed land in North America based on which explorer’s voyage on the St. Lawrence River?
Jacques Cartier
The Columbian Exchange included the exchange of what things between the “Old” World and the Americas?
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The Columbian Exchange included the exchange of what things between the “Old” World and the Americas?
Plants, Animals, & Diseases
Which document was signed on the Mayflower to form a system of self-government before the passengers disembarked from the ship?
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Which document was signed on the Mayflower to form a system of self-government before the passengers disembarked from the ship?
Mayflower Compact
Which group of colonists wanted to purify and improve the Church of England?
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Which group of colonists wanted to purify and improve the Church of England?
Puritans
Which group of colonists wanted to break away from the Church of England because they believed that it could not be fixed?
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Which group of colonists wanted to break away from the Church of England because they believed that it could not be fixed?
Separatists
Why didn’t the Separatists want to remain in the Netherlands?
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Why didn’t the Separatists want to remain in the Netherlands?
Their children were growing up influenced by the Dutch
Whose journal, entitled Of Plimoth Plantation, was the basis for the history of the Pilgrims?
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Whose journal, entitled Of Plimoth Plantation, was the basis for the history of the Pilgrims?
William Bradford
What type of colony did the French establish in New France?
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What type of colony did the French establish in New France?
Trading
What are factors that motivate people to leave their home countries?
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What are factors that motivate people to leave their home countries?
Push Factors
Which two non-English countries settled in the area between the English Chesapeake and New England between 1600 and 1660?
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Which two non-English countries settled in the area between the English Chesapeake and New England between 1600 and 1660?
Netherlands & Sweden
What types of Spanish settlements succeeded in the New Mexico Colony?
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What types of Spanish settlements succeeded in the New Mexico Colony?
Misiones
In the Spanish Casta System, what were people born of Spanish and Native parents called?
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In the Spanish Casta System, what were people born of Spanish and Native parents called?
Mestizos
Immigrants from which country dominated immigration into the Thirteen Colonies up until 1660?
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Immigrants from which country dominated immigration into the Thirteen Colonies up until 1660?
England
John Rolfe brought seeds for which cash crop (later called “green gold”) to Jamestown, saving the colony from economic ruin?
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John Rolfe brought seeds for which cash crop (later called “green gold”) to Jamestown, saving the colony from economic ruin?
Tobacco
Which English island colony was a failure in 1584 and again in 1587?
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Which English island colony was a failure in 1584 and again in 1587?
Roanoke
Authority to settle in a place that is granted by a king and given on a formal legal certificate is called what?
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Authority to settle in a place that is granted by a king and given on a formal legal certificate is called what?
Charter
Which two significant wars between Native Americans and colonists took place in New England in the 1600s?
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Which two significant wars between Native Americans and colonists took place in New England in the 1600s?
Pequot War & King Philip’s War

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