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1. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the major

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1. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the major reason for the high death rate among Native Americans from disease was

A. malnutrition.
B. lack of immunities.
C. warfare.
D. overwork.

2. Probably the most lasting contribution of Napoleon's rule was

A. his understanding of the role of the military.
B. abolishing the aristocracy and subordinating the church to the state.
C. his legal code.
D. redrawing the map of Europe.

3. The French philosopher Voltaire was attracted to Confucianism because he

A. found it full of material he could ridicule in his satirical writings.
B. regarded it as substitute for organized religion.
C. felt that it pointed to an alternative to absolute monarchy.
D. believed it promoted universal access to education.

4. In North America, what was the "black gold" of the far north?

A. a special kind of gold ore that was only found in those regions.
B. cod.
C. furs.
D. African slaves.

5. Peter the Great's decision to move the capital of Russia to St. Petersburg reflects the shift of power in Europe to the

A. south.
B. west.
C. north.
D. east.


6. Which social class suffered most during the early Tokugawa period?

A. Samurai
B. Daimyo
C. Peasants
D. Merchants

7. Ignatius Loyola was a

A. disillusioned monk who founded the Dominican Order.
B. wandering ascetic who founded the Franciscans.
C. priest who became a leader of the Inquisition in Spain.
D. soldier who founded the Jesuits.

8. The Treaty of Westphalia of 1648

A. ended civil wars throughout Europe.
B. came close to establishing the power of the Roman Church in England.
C. ended the wars of religion through a policy of tolerance.
D. gave rulers the right to impose their religion upon their subjects.


9. What occurred virtually every time Natives and Europeans came into contact?

A. Wars broke out
B. Deadly diseases were transmitted to the Natives
C. Deadly diseases were transmitted to Europeans
D. Large successful settlements were created


10. What common trend occurred in most regions from the mid sixteenth century to the late seventeenth century?

A. A decline in the slave trade
B. A decrease in wealth in the world
C. Extension of land exploitation
D. The downfall of many large empires


11. What practice was key to the success of the Mughals in ruling over India?

A. High taxation and public spending
B. Low taxation and a reliance on self-initiative
C. Moderate taxes and public spending
D. An emphasis on peaceful relations between states


12. Which of the following best explains the lack of cholera outbreaks in Japan?

A. Their use of human waste as fertilizer
B. Their culture of strict personal hygiene
C. Their tradition of tea drinking
D. Early introduction of sewage treatment plants


13. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Japan was the world's leading producer of

A. rhubarb.
B. silver.
C. porcelain.
D. pepper.

14. What was the main motivating factor for European maritime expansion in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries?

A. To increase economic opportunity
B. To spread Christian values
C. To conquer other empires or nations and take away local control
D. To seek out new lands for increasing populations

15. The major contribution of the French philosopher Rene Descartes was in the realm of

A. physics.
B. astronomy.
C. epistemology.
D. chemistry.


16. At the end of the eighteenth century, _______ had the largest economy in the world.

A. China
B. India
C. Britain
D. Spain

17. What Old World product became widely popular in Eurasia only once it was cultivated in the New World?

A. Potatoes
B. Sugar
C. Cacao
D. Tobacco

18. The most important factor in the British conquest of India during the eighteenth century was the

A. willingness of the British government to pay for an invasion.
B. political disunity in India.
C. addiction of millions of Indians to opium.
D. superiority of British machine guns.

19. What factor led the English to attempt to kill off entire Native American peoples?

A. The Native Americans' large populations were a direct threat.
B. Native Americans had vast wealth to exploit for tribute.
C. The English relied on black slaves and wanted Native Americans' land.
D. Native Americans provided a good labor source for the Spanish.


20. The state that Europeans came to eye like greedy creditors around a rich man's deathbed was the _______ Empire.

A. Ottoman
B. Russian
C. Persian
D. Austrian

this is from the book The World A Brief History
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Expert:  Kathy replied 5 years ago.
1 B. lack of immunities.
2 C. his legal code.
3 B. regarded it as substitute for organized religion.
4 C. furs.
5 B. west.
6 A. Samurai
7 D. soldier who founded the Jesuits.
8 D. gave rulers the right to impose their religion upon their subjects.
B. Deadly diseases were transmitted to the Natives
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11 A. High taxation and public spending
12 A. Their use of human waste as fertilizer
13 B. silver.
14 A. To increase economic opportunity
15 C. epistemology.
16 A. China
17 B. Sugar

18 B. political disunity in India.
19 The Native Americans' large populations were a direct threat.
20 A. Ottoman

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Expert:  Kathy replied 5 years ago.
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