Social Studies Unit 2- European Exploration Test

Question Answer
In the 1500s, what changed the way of life for American Indians forever? Arrival of Europeans
Who established a settlement at Quebec and is known as the Father of New France? Samuel de Champlain
Who explored Eastern Canada (Newfoundland) for England? His ship was lost at sea * John Cabot
Who claimed the Mississippi River Valley for France? Robert de La Salle
Who explored the southwestern United States while he was looking for the seven cities of gold? * Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Which group of people explored the west coast of Africa? * the Portuguese
Early English colonists came to America to _______* set up profitable trading companies as an investment
Which group of Europeans established trading posts for the fur trade? French
Which group of Europeans conquered and enslaved the Indians? * Spanish
Which group of Europeans built settlements? English
Which group of Europeans brought diseases and killed many American Indians? Spanish
Which group of Europeans established a network of forts? French
Which group of Europeans learned farming techniques from the American Indians? English
What were the three kingdoms in Africa? Ghana, Mali and Songhai
The three kingdoms in Africa were located _____ south of the Sahara Desert along the Niger River
European nations were most likely willing to invest in voyages of exploration to– * discover an all-water route to the riches of Asia
Robert La Salle was an explorer for — France
Francisco Coronado was an explorer for- – * Spain
Which of the following is not an example of cooperation between the Europeans and the American Indians? *TradeLand ownershipCropsMetal farm tools Land ownership
Samuel de Champlain was an explorer for — * France
John Cabot was an explorer for — England
Which of the following is NOT an example of conflict between the Europeans and the American Indians?Language differences / Ownership of landExchange of goods and ideas / Competition for trade Exchange of goods and ideas
All of the following are motivations for European explorers EXCEPT for Belief in superiority of their own culture / Spread ChristianityAdventure / Claimed new territory Claimed new territory
All of the following were obstacles for the European explorers EXCEPT for — *Crude navigational tools / Disease and starvationInadequate supplies – Desired wealth from new lands Desired wealth from new lands
Which group of Europeans conquered and enslaved Native Americans? English
The reasons for Spanish migration/colonization were — (more than one answer)Trading companies / Spread ChristianityEscape religious persecution / Gold, riches Spread Christianity and Gold, riches
Which group of Europeans reasons for colonization/migration were for trading companies and to escape religious persecution? * English
The reasons for Spanish migration/colonization were — (more than one answer)Trading companies / Spread ChristianityEscape religious persecution / Gold, riches Spread Christianity and Gold, riches Which group of Europeans reasons for colonization/migration were for trading companies and to escape religious persecution? * English

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