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REVIEW PACKET 1 OF 3 FOR 1301 TEST #1Chapter 1- Paleo Indians and European ExplorationDefine each term and answer each question with the information found in the TEXTBOOKand LECTURE.All questions on all 4 review packets must be answered to receive FULLCREDIT.Ten points will be deducted for every blank term or question.More than 5unanswered terms or questions will result in a score of 50.Terms for chapter 11.Leif Ericson- The first European to discover the Americas before Christopher Columbus.From Greenland. Son of Eric the red.2.Treaty of Tordesillas- Helped solve disputes between Spain and Portugal over the New-found lands in the Americas.3.Joint Stock Company- Group of independent investors who invest their money to fund aproject. Led the expeditions to the Americas so that if they failed the king would losenothing.4.Encomienda System- Land granted to conquistadores and entrepreneurs. Controlledvillages and natives on their land. Were supposed to protect native Americans, and inreturn the native Americans provided goods and labor. Usually native Americans neededprotection from the conquistadores.5.Indentured Servant: Someone from the old world who gains passage to the Americas byworking on a nobleman’s land for a set amount of time before gaining their freedom.Went to frontier or just became Tenant farmers. Most never owned land.6.The Mission System Used to colonize the borderlands, from Spain, helped convert Indiansand after ten years’ land split up amongst the converted Indians.Review Questions for chapter 17.
8.What type of changes occurred in North America when the globe warmed? A majorchange that happened when the globe warmed was the land bridge from Asia to theAmericas was covered by water.9.What was the significance of the Vikings in North America? Said to be the first Europeansto discover the Americas, but did not tell everyone about them.10. What brought the first humans to North America?What brought the first humans to NorthAmerica was the land bridge connecting Asia and America in the pacific. The reason theycame here was for game (Animals), hunting. They were nomadic hunters and gathers.11. Describe the significance of the Spanish Armada on English colonization. The significanceof their armada was the ships they built. They helped reach new areas then before becausesome could fit into smaller canals, and others could just sail better.12. Describe what helped Jamestown survive. What helped Jamestown survive was the help ofthe native Americans. They taught them how to farm on these new lands, with maize(Corn).

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