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1.

From 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1400, native cultures across the Americas could best be described as

 

(A)

hunters, gatherers, explorers

 

(B)

artisans, farmers, builders

 

(C)

miners, geologists, craftsmen

 

(D)

traders, trappers, fishermen

  

2.

After the Spanish arrived, Native American populations were most greatly reduced by

 

(A)

disease

 

(B)

colonization

 

(C)

war

 

(D)

climatic changes

  

3.

All of the following threatened early Jamestown EXCEPT

 

(A)

tobacco failures

 

(B)

conflict with Native Americans

 

(C)

the search for gold

 

(D)

disease

  

4.

All of the following characterized New Netherland EXCEPT

 

(A)

fur trading

 

(B)

religious tolerance

 

(C)

a heterogeneous population

 

(D)

hostilities with Native Americans

  

5.

Not only goods, but people, were exchanged in the

 

(A)

middle passage

 

(B)

Stono Rebellion

 

(C)

triangular trade

 

(D)

indenture of servants

  
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