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Columbian Exchange

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  • Q1
    Which country was the most powerful during the age of exploration?
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  • Q2
    What were Spain's main motivations for wanting to come to the New World?
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    becoming famous
    gold, getting new land, spreading Christianity
    learning new skills from the Native Americans
    fur and trade
  • Q3
    Which continents are part of the New World?
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    Australia and Antarctica
    Europe and Africa
    North and South America
  • Q4
    Which continents are part of the Old World?
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    North and South America
    Carbondale and Denver
    Europe, Africa & Asia
    Australia and Antarctica
  • Q5
    How did France treat the Native Americans in the 1500-1700s?
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    they tried to be business partners and friends with them
    they tried to conquer them
    they wanted to steal all their gold
    they wanted to spread Christianity
  • Q6
    What were the main negative consequences of the Columbian Exchange?
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    spread of diseases, mostly to the Native Americans
    taking land away from Native Americans
    slavery of Native Americans and Africans
    all of the above
  • Q7
    What were the positive consequences of the Columbian Exchange?
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    good trades and the exchange of needed resources
    all of the above
    healthier diets for everyone
    exchanging ideas and finding new land for Europeans
  • Q8
    Who is a European?
    People who came from Europe (the Spanish, the French, the English, etc.)
    only people who live in England
    Native Americans
    People who like rope

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