Chapter 25 Quiz

Chapter 25 Quiz - Chapter 25 New Worlds: The Americas and...

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1. Doña Marina was A. The first viceroy of the Spanish colonies in the Americas B. The leading Spanish banker who funded exploration C. The Portuguese explorer who first sighted Australia D. A Mexican woman who aided Cortés in his conquest of the Aztecs 2. The term "mestizo" refers to A. The coins that were used in the Aztec empire B. An individual of indigenous and European parentage C. The Spanish plantations on which millions of Central and South Americans were enslaved D. The Aztec term for the mysterious disease that devastated their population 3. The most important factor in explaining the Spanish victory over the Aztecs and Incas was A. The overwhelming Spanish superiority in guns and cannons B. The devastating loss of life caused by European-borne diseases C. The Spanish strength in numbers D. The military precision of the well-trained Spanish troops 4. The British initially made use of Australia A. Because of its rich silver mines B. Because of its extraordinary agricultural abundance C. As a busy port on the route from Acapulco to Manila D. As a penal colony 5. The first people of the Americas to come into contact with the Spanish were the A. Maya B. Aztecs C. Inca D. Ta'nos 6. Christopher Columbus's first plan was A. To build trading posts where merchants could trade with the local population B. To plunder the legendary wealth of the Aztecs C. To form an alliance with the Aztecs against the Inca D. To form an alliance with the French before attacking the Ta'nos 7. The encomenderos were A. Aztec priests who viewed the Spanish as visiting gods B. Spanish settlers C. The first society of the Americas to come into contact with the Spanish D. The Spanish administrative officials who ruled over the colonies and reported back to Spain 8. The population of the Caribbean went from about 4 million in 1492 to _______ in the 1540s. A.
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Chapter 25 Quiz - Chapter 25 New Worlds: The Americas and...

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