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Chapter 3 Quiz

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Chapter 3: Contact and European Explorations (Print Quiz)

1.

Why did European explorers first sail west across the Atlantic Ocean?

 

(A)

to find a shorter trade route to Asia

 

(B)

to trade with the people of the Americas

 

(C)

to find new sources of raw materials

 

(D)

to spread the learning of the Renaissance

  

2.

What did Juan Ponce de León discover near the Florida coast that helped Spanish explorers?

 

(A)

the Caribbean Sea

 

(B)

the Gulf of Mexico

 

(C)

the Gulf Stream

 

(D)

the Cape Fear River

  

3.

By 1754, what European nation claimed most of the land in the interior of North America?

 

(A)

England

 

(B)

Spain

 

(C)

France

 

(D)

the Netherlands

  

4.

What business did English investors establish to finance a colony?

 

(A)

a charter bank

 

(B)

a monopoly

 

(C)

a freehold estate

 

(D)

a joint-stock company

  

5.

In 1715, what group did the Yamasee tribe revolt against in the area that is now South Carolina?

 

(A)

the Creek

 

(B)

the English traders

 

(C)

the Huguenots

 

(D)

the Florida Spanish

  
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