What fur-trading post did Samuel de Champlain found?
Why did Spain set up colonies in the New World?
to set up a fur trading industry
to establish homes for people from Spain
to capture slaves to sell to other countries
to protect its claims on New World land and wealth
From 1607 to 1609, only 60 of more than 900 Jamestown colonists survived. One reason for the low survival rate was that
the colonists were frequently attacked by Spanish explorers
the swampy location caused disease to spread
the colonists endured unexpected flooding
the punishment for all criminal offenses was execution
One reason the Mayflower Compact was written was to establish
principles of government for the new colony
a charter for a joint stock company
strict military control over the colonists
a system of trade with other colonies
Early colonists in North America tended to settle near rivers mainly because these areas provided
resources suitable for agriculture
water power for factories
protection from enemies
popular camping sites
Which development led to the other three?
Columbus landing in the New World
founding of the Jamestown colony
thousands of Native Americans die from diseases
Europeans using both tobacco and potatoes
Along which river were most of the settlements in New France located?
What was the most profitable ways of making a living in New France?
fishing and fur trading
mining for gold and silver
farming of tobacco and rice
Early European explorers who came to the New World were looking for a northwest passage in order to
prove the world was round
improve trade with Native Americans
explore the Great Lakes
find a shorter route to Asia
Why did Montezuma send Cortes rich gifts?
to impress Cortes with his wealth
because he thought Cortes was a god
to prevent Cortes from joining forces with the Aztec enemies
because Cortes had Tenochtitlan under seige
Which of the following was a representative assembly that made local laws for Jamestown?
House of Burgesses
The main reason that the Pilgrims came to the Americas was to
hunt for gold
search for food
practice their religion
convert the Native Americans
Which conquistador is known for conquering the Incas?
Juan Ponce de Leon
Vasco da Gama
Which of the following were problems faced by early settlers at Jamestown?
refusal of colonists to work
impure drinking water
all of the above
The first English colonies in North America landed at
Which of the following is an example of a push factor?
freedom of religion
Worked to improve conditions for Native Americans in New Spain
Bartolome de Las Casas
Bought Manhattan from the local Indians
Which of the following was the Reds Cuban phenom pitcher?