HIS 104 Week 1 Quiz

This document of HIS 104 Week 1 Quiz includes answers to the next questions:

1. What was the first western country to abolish the slave trade?
Denmark
Great Britain
United States
France
2. What crop did Colonial Brazil depend on?
Sugarcane
Banana
Coffee
Chocolate
3. How many Africans were brought to the western hemisphere by the Atlantic slave trade?
One million
Five million
Twelve million
Ten million
4. All aided the Spanish in their conquest of the Aztec Empire except:
Horses
Disease
France
Divisions among indigenous people
5. Every ton of Brazilian sugar cost the equivalent of one _________________.
Hundred dollars
Thousand dollars
Million dollars
Human life
6. Who was the first to break the Ptolemaic Theory and stated the sun, rather than the Earth, was at the center of the solar system?
Galileo
Locke
Copernicus
Voltaire
7. For what purpose did Europeans venture to the seas?
Diplomatic Reasons
Expand boundaries of Roman Catholic Christianity
Commercial Opportunities
Both B & C
8. What advantage did English and Dutch merchants have over the Portuguese merchants?
More powerful, faster ships
Joint-stock companies
Cheaper ships
All of the above
9. Who was on top of the social hierarch in Spanish and Portuguese colonies?
Creoles
Peninsulares
Mestizos
Mulattoes
10. These were built by Europeans in foreign lands in an attempt to control trade and trade routes.
Forts
Trading posts
Military bases
Warehouses

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