Student Study Guide Chapter 02 - Old Worlds, New Worlds (1400-1600)Chapter 02 - Old Worlds, New Worlds (1400-1600)Multiple Choice Questions1.Changes in European society that galvanized the expansion of European peoples and cultures after 1450 included all the following EXCEPT A. technological advances in seafaring and weaponry.B. a deflationary spiral that dried up sources of capital.C. political centralization.D. religious strife.2.The Portuguese contributions to the European impact on the Americas included all of the following EXCEPT 3. Columbus succeeded in reaching the Americas because 4. Which Spanish explorer led the first official expedition to the North American mainland?
Student Study Guide Chapter 02 - Old Worlds, New Worlds (1400-1600)5.Columbus mistakenly labeled the Taino people "Indians," believing that A. the natives of the Americas originally came from India rather than Siberia.B. he had reached the East Indies.C. he had reached the West Indies.D. he had reached India.6.To the continents of the Western Hemisphere, Europeans gave the name America, from