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The Atlantic World (Print Quiz)

1.

Native Americans did not become the main labor force in the colonies because

 

(A)

colonists believed them to be agents of the devil

 

(B)

most of the native population was killed by disease

 

(C)

colonists feared native uprisings

 

(D)

they were not good workers

  

2.

Compared to the French, English relations with the Native Americans were

 

(A)

more peaceful

 

(B)

more business-oriented

 

(C)

more prone to conflict

 

(D)

more cooperative

  

3.

Unlike slavery in the Americas, slavery in Africa was

 

(A)

based on race

 

(B)

hereditary

 

(C)

not hereditary

 

(D)

a lifelong condition

  

4.

Triangular trade refers to

 

(A)

the Atlantic slave trade

 

(B)

the trade network between the Americas, Europe, and Africa

 

(C)

the journey of African slaves to the Americas

 

(D)

the philosophy of mercantilism

  

5.

The spread of corn and potatoes beyond the Americas

 

(A)

helped boost the world's population

 

(B)

preceded the Columbian Exchange

 

(C)

caused outbreaks of disease

 

(D)

created a favorable balance of trade

  
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