Colonists refused to share their agricultural secrets with Native American tribes. Virginia colonists found a variety of Native American tribes in the region with whom to form alliances. Native Americans constantly mocked the colonists for their weaknesses. Native Americans and colonists often competed over the same natural resources. CONCEPT English and Native American Conflict 10 How did France's activity in the Americas differ from that of Spain? The French fostered alliances with native peoples for commercial advantages, rather than military ones. The French were not concerned with spreading Christianity to native peoples. The French were motivated more by a desire to map the world than to establish colonies. The French suffered from a high population density and saw colonization as a means to
spread out. CONCEPT French and Dutch Contact 11 Which factor initially prevented England from establishing permanent colonies in the Americas? England didn't want to risk war with Spain, which already controlled much of the Americas. Religious tensions spilled over into the Americas, which led many to wait until they settled down. English citizens were too afraid to go to the Americas after the settlement at Roanoke disappeared. The government was more concerned with religious and political disputes than with sponsoring colonization of the Americas. CONCEPT English Contact 12 Which of the following motives played the biggest role in the European discovery of the New World? Finding new civilizations in which to spread Christianity Looking for new nations with which to form alliances Making world maps more accurate and complete Obtaining goods like spices and silk from civilizations in Asia CONCEPT Maritime Exploration 13
Which of the following statements describes the process of globalization? Under this system, raw materials from the New World were collected and then sent back to Europe by ship. It occurred when tobacco, which had been used for ritual and medicinal purposes, became a source of revenue for traders. It took place so that European empires could extract their share of the New World's natural resources. It began when Europeans discovered the riches of the East in the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries. CONCEPT The Columbian Exchange 14 "Interacting with natives on somewhat equal terms was demonstrated by sitting down with them." The above statement is most representative of which group of European explorers? Spanish English Dutch French CONCEPT Think About It: How Did Europeans Justify Colonization of the New World? 15 Many Native Americans were eager to trade with Europeans for advanced weaponry. What was an economic effect of this trade?
Native Americans began harvesting the raw materials used to make muskets and gunpowder.
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