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10. When Europeans began to colonize North America, the Indians on the continent a. did not see themselves as one people and did not think of uniting against the invaders. b. realized that unity against the invaders was essential to survival. c. quickly accepted the religious ideas expressed by European missionaries. d. recognized the importance of accepting and adopting the major characteristics of European culture. ANS: A
11. Which of the following was one of the major means of subsistence of the people living in the northernmost region of Upper Guinea?
12. In the fifteenth century, Lower Guinea and Upper Guinea differed in which of the following respects?
autocratic. b. Women were responsible for the cultivation of rice in Lower Guinea but were the primary local traders in Upper Guinea. c. The peoples of Lower Guinea continued to practice traditional African religions; those of Upper Guinea were heavily influenced by the Islamic religion. d. Women were denied political power in Lower Guinea but held powerful political and religious positions in Upper Guinea. ANS: C 13. At the time of initial contact with the Europeans, Lower Guinea was characterized by
14. The societies of West Africa were like Native American societies in which of the following respects? a. The social systems of both were organized on the basis of the dual-sex principle. b. The political systems of both were organized on the basis of autocratic rule. c. In both, work assignments were organized on the basis of a sexual division of labor. d. In both, women were allowed to hold formal political power over men. ANS: C
15. The social systems of West Africa were all organized on the basis of the dual-sex principle, which meant that

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