Comparative New Worlds, 1400-1750
Why were gifts among Amerindians important?
They signified fealty.
They forged an alliance.
They reflected respect.
They encouraged commerce.
In 1689, the Karankawa Indians attacked which French settlement on the Gulf of Mexico coast?
Fort St. Louis
Complete the following sentence. Between 1508 and 1511, the Spanish occupied all the following EXCEPT:
Which of the following was a major issue in the period leading up to the Guarani War?
The enslavement of Indians
The role of missionaries in colonial governance
The contest over land between Portugal and Spain
All of the above
Slaves on the Mosquito Coast were primarily used for which of the following?
In early America, why did colonists participate in the Indian slave trade?
To compete with the African slave trade
To repay debts in Europe
To exterminate hostile Indian tribes
To fund economic expansion
According to Gibbon Wakefield, why was slavery necessary in the Caribbean?
Whites were not suited to the climate.
It was a natural by-product of colonization.
A proletariat would not develop.
All of the above
The Dutch East India Company commissioned Henry Hudson to do which of the following in the early 1600s?
Find a trade route to China
Claim Newfoundland for the Netherlands
Establish New Netherland in North America
Find a trade route to India
Why did Spanish interest in Jamaica eventually fade?
There was no gold.
The indigenous population was decimated.
There was no silver.
Cuba proved more profitable.
An early map of North America placed the Pacific Ocean just west of what region?
The Gulf of Mexico
The Appalachian Mountains
There are 10 questions to complete.