Which one of the following is not true of the community of Cahokia on the Mississippi



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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1)



Which one of the following is NOT true of the community of Cahokia on the Mississippi?

1)


_______

A)



Written records of the nobility have survived.

B)



It was the most populated urban complex north of Mexico.

C)



High quality flint hoes were a major export.

D)



Intensive farming supported the urban population.

E)



Cahokia had been abandoned by the 14th century.


2)



Early Spanish observers of New World Indians

2)


_______

A)



were only interested in non-migratory theory.

B)



proposed a migration hypothesis that suggested the Indians had come from Asia.

C)



asserted the superiority of Indian lifestyles and culture compared to those of Europeans.

D)



believed they must have originated in some part of the New World.

E)



rarely thought about the origins of these people.


3)



Oral traditions of many Indian people such as the Pima "Emergence Song" seem to support

3)


_______

A)



a long journey from a distant place.

B)



the Yukon Basin village beginnings at 50,000 B.C.E.

C)



large sedentary tribal communities.

D)



that most migration was along the Pacific coastline.

E)



large scale migration of whole cities from Asia.


4)



The combined effects of warmer climate and increased hunting in America led to

4)


_______

A)



increased Asian migration.

B)



increased glacial activity.

C)



Clovis technology.

D)



Pleistocene Overkill.

E)



settled villages.


5)



Early Indian communities in North America typically

5)


_______

A)



developed around stable agricultural economies.

B)



demonstrated increasing levels of complexity.

C)



feared the gods and refused to change.

D)



had little knowledge of even the simplest forms of technology.

E)



remained socially and communally primitive.


6)



Beringia refers to

6)


_______

A)



glaciers along the Alaskan coast.

B)



the combined landmass of Asia and North America.

C)



the Russian region of the Bering Strait.

D)



the land bridge between Asia and North America.

E)



the homeland of the Inuit peoples.


7)



According to the Asian migration hypothesis, the group that migrated about 5,000 years ago were the

7)


_______

A)



Cordillerans.

B)



Athapascans.

C)



Hohokam.

D)



Folsom hunters.

E)



Inupiats and Aleuts.


8)



The Desert Culture

8)


_______

A)



migrated seasonally in search of game.

B)



was one of the first settled North American peoples.

C)



disappeared after being unable to adapt to changes in the environment.

D)



was densely populated in urban areas.

E)



relied on agriculture.


9)



Based on studying the modern Shoshoni and the Ute communities, archaeologists have found that these peoples accepted innovative practices and made complex adjustments to their harsh surroundings

9)


_______

A)



Clovis bands in New Mexico

B)



Desert culture in Utah and Nevada

C)



old copper people of the western Great Lakes

D)



the Inupiats of the Arctic Coast

E)



the Cordillarians


10)



Which one of the following is NOT a distinctive feature of Archaic Indian forest communities?

10)


______

A)



The practice of burning the land to encourage the harvest of food and animal grazing.

B)



Division of work according to gender.

C)



Hunting and gathering for subsistence.

D)



Community populations grew during the later archaic period.

E)



Environmentally-threatening use of forest resources.


11)



A principal cause of the Spanish success in conquering the Aztecs in the early sixteenth century was

11)


______

A)



the absence of an Aztec military "bureaucracy" which could launch a counterattack.

B)



the availability of horses to the Spanish.

C)



the military genius of Hernando Cortes.

D)



the Spaniards' ability to take advantage of native peoples' hostility to Aztec rule.

E)



the superiority of Spanish arms.


12)



All of the following contributed to the collapse of native populations after Cortes EXCEPT

12)


______

A)



starvation.

B)



demoralization.

C)



warfare.

D)



disease.

E)



assimilation.


13)



Which of the following was the LEAST important reason for the population decline that occurred in native populations in the wake of the Spanish conquest?

13)


______

A)



starvation

B)



declining birth rates

C)



immigration

D)



warfare

E)



disease


14)



The smallpox epidemic that began in the New World in 1518 followed which pattern?

14)


______

A)



Mexico to the Andes to the Caribbean to Spain

B)



Spain to the Andes

C)



Spain to Mexico via the Andes

D)



The Caribbean to the Andes to Mexico to Spain

E)



Spain to the Caribbean to Mexico to the Andes


15)



Among the MOST important contributions that the Spanish made to the New World in the continental exchange was/were

15)


______

A)



old world foodstuffs.

B)



domesticated animals and livestock.

C)



spices and silk.

D)



sugar.

E)



tobacco.


16)



Among the "new" items that the Spanish first brought back to the Europeans after contact with the native peoples in the New World was/were

16)


______

A)



flour and meal.

B)



domesticated dogs.

C)



vanilla and chocolate.

D)



black pepper.

E)



coffee and sugar.


17)



An important consequence of Coronado's failure to find the fabled gold cities of Cibolo was

17)


______

A)



the Spanish decision to exploit the vast herds of buffalo in the region for profit.

B)



the Spanish decision to establish agricultural settlements in the Southwest.

C)



the Spanish abandonment of interest in the Southwest for half a century.

D)



that the English found the gold instead and colonized the Southwest.

E)



that the Southwest would be settled initially by French, not Spanish, citizens.


18)



One hundred years after Columbus' first voyage to the "New World," the largest empire in the Americas was

18)


______

A)



Portuguese and Irish.

B)



French and English.

C)



Spanish and African.

D)



German and Dutch.

E)



Scandinavian.


19)



By establishing a "frontier of inclusion," the Spanish developed communities

19)


______

A)



that were more rural than urban.

B)



of large mixed-ancestry groups.

C)



of strict racial separation.

D)



of equals with native peoples.

E)



with other European peoples.


20)



St. Augustine and Fort Caroline represent a collision of these two forces in Florida

20)


______

A)



French and Timucuan

B)



French and Spanish

C)



Russian and Swedish

D)



Spanish and Timucuan

E)



English and Spanish


21)



Which one of the following was NOT often included as victims in witchcraft scares?

21)


______

A)



members of non-Puritan groups

B)



men who did not conform to the religious tradition of the communities

C)



older women

D)



women who didn't fit the social order

E)



people of economically stagnant communities


22)



Which of the following led to the growth of proprietary colonies in the late seventeenth century?

22)


______

A)



The emigration of Catholics to Maryland.

B)



The need of Charles II to pay off his gambling debts.

C)



The interest taken by Oliver Cromwell in North America.

D)



The restoration of the Stuarts to the British monarchy.

E)



The migration of slave traders from Barbados.


23)



New Amsterdam became a part of the British empire because

23)


______

A)



Holland sold it to King Charles II.

B)



English settlers overwhelmed Dutch merchants.

C)



Parliament passed an act claiming the colony.

D)



the town relied on British commerce.

E)



Britain conquered it in an Anglo-Dutch war.


24)



The southern part of early Carolina communities had a cultural character that was distinctly

24)


______

A)



Dutch.

B)



West Indian.

C)



Spanish.

D)



Scots-Irish.

E)



English.


25)



The Anglo-Dutch Wars resulted in

25)


______

A)



the Dutch taking the Swedish colony on the Delaware.

B)



greater expansion in land for the Dutch.

C)



English takeover of New Amsterdam.

D)



Iroquois dominance.

E)



Dutch domination of New Jersey.


26)



The most ethnically and religiously diverse English colony by the late seventeenth century was

26)


______

A)

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