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1 US History – AP Review Test 1 Indigenous Americans, c. 13,000 BC – 1500 AD 1. Which of the following is not one of the theories about how America was originally settled? [A] Europeans sailed across the Atlantic in rice paper boats during the pre-Christian era. [B] Humans arrived by boat and followed the coast southward from Alaska. [C] Hunters from Asia dispersed themselves over much of North America. [D] Humans arrived in multiple migrations. [E] Siberian hunters crossed from Asia to North American during the last ice age. 2. Almost all Native American peoples are descended from [A] Polynesians who reached the Pacific coast about A.D. 400. [B] African tribesmen who crossed the Atlantic in rice paper canoes. [C] migrants who came from northwestern Asia over the Alaska-Siberia land bridge. [D] Homo sapiens who evolved from North American apes. [E] hunters from central Europe who crossed the polar ice cap and traveled south through what is now Canada. 3. Which of the following was a feature of Paleo-Indian society? [A] They used fluted points on their spears. [B] They developed a cultural life that transcended their small bands. [C] They dwelled in bands of about fifteen to fifty people. [D] They moved constantly, within informally defined boundaries. [E] all of these 4. Why did the Paleo-Indians spread out and proliferate with astonishing speed? [A] because of a high birth rate and the lack of effective birth control [B] because of the onset of a new Ice Age [C] because of assistance from the League of the Iroquois [D] because of their ability to defeat rival Indian tribes [E] because of the bountiful and accommodating environment 5. According to one theory, the arrival of the first Americans coincided with [A] the ending of the Ice Age. [B] the triumph of the Archaic peoples. [C] the influx of locusts and weevils. [D] the extinction of the mammoths and mastodons. [E] the establishment of the first year-round village in North America. 6. Which of the following was not a feature of the Archaic era? [A] the use of new materials to make tools, weapons, and ornaments [B] the practice of more elaborate human burials [C] the development of centralized political power [D] the development of long-distance trade network [E] the more efficient use of resources
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2 7. The people of the Archaic era [A] were wiped out by diseases introduced by Archaic peoples [B] made clear distinctions among themselves on the basis of class or rank. [C] made relatively sharp distinctions between men’s and women’s roles. [D] generally tried to keep to themselves and had little to do with their neighbors. [E] all of these 8. Which of the following activities would be most likely to lead to a settled life-style in permanent villages? [A] frequent intertribal warfare
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