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1.

The best way to describe Native American groups in 1500 is as

 

(A)

skilled at hunting

 

(B)

skilled at farming

 

(C)

unified

 

(D)

diverse

  

2.

One of the main goals of European exploration was to

 

(A)

form alliances

 

(B)

end mercantilism

 

(C)

find slaves

 

(D)

spread Christianity

  

3.

The main reason the Spanish and Portuguese enslaved Africans was to

 

(A)

help conquer Native Americans

 

(B)

provide labor

 

(C)

trade for food

 

(D)

convert them to Christianity

  

4.

A colonial document establishing self-government and majority rule was the

 

(A)

New England Way

 

(B)

Massachusetts Bay Colony

 

(C)

Mayflower Compact

 

(D)

Toleration Act

  

5.

British actions that led to the colonistsí declaration of independence included all of these EXCEPT

 

(A)

taxes and tariffs

 

(B)

making colonists house British soldiers

 

(C)

the meeting of the First Continental Congress

 

(D)

the Boston Massacre

  
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