Chapter 1 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY)

Chapter 1 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) - Heaton Mitchell T...

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Father Joel Rippinger, O.S.B. A.P. U.S. History 23 August 2010 Chapter 1 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) __ common stock of values _________ After settling in the new world, what did colonists develop that divided them from Europeans? ____ Puritans _______________________ The New England area was mainly settled by whom? _ Anglicans (plantation owners) _ The Southern colonies were settled mainly by what category of people? __ French and Indian War from 1756 to 1763 ___ What conflict ruined the peace of the colonies? ___ imposing taxes on colonies_ ________ The financial strain of wars led the British government to make what fateful choice? _ 350 million years ago _____________ The Appalachians were probably formed how long ago? _ identical fish, different lakes _ How do geologists know that there once existed only one continent? __ Canadian Shield ________________ What is defined as, “the first part of the North American landmass to emerge above sea level”? _ Bering land bridge between Eurasia and North America _ How did most people reach North America? __ 250 centuries__ __ How long did people travel to North America using the Bering land bridge? _ Sebastian Münster_ ____ Our book shows a 1546 depiction of the new world by what German? __ 10,000 years ago_ _____________________ About how long ago did the ice age end, bringing with it the loss of the Bering land bridge? __ 54 million ________ Approximately how many people inhabited the Americas pre-Columbus? __ over 2,000 __________________ The 54 million people of the Americas developed how many separate languages in their 10,000 years of “solitude”? __ maize ________________ What is the name of Indian corn, a main staple of tribal cultivation? _____ Aztecs _____________________ What tribal group offered human sacrifices to their gods?
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Heaton Name the three main peoples who developed sophisticated civilizations. -_ Aztecs_ ____ __ Mexico _ -_ Incas ______ _ Peru ____ -_ Mayans _ _ Central America _ ______5 ,000 B.C. __________________ In about what year did Native American civilizations in Mexico and South America “develop” corn? ______ 2,000 B.C.
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