Colonizing America, 15191733
The Spanish were able to conquer the Aztec for all the following reasons EXCEPT __________.
the Spanish had superior weapons
the Spanish had horses
disease weakened the Aztec
the Spanish outnumbered the Aztec
The people of Spain’s colonies formed a highly structured society, with __________, people born in Spain, appointed to most of the higher government and church positions.
What distinguished the early French colonists from Spanish colonists?
The French tried to convert Native Americans to Christianity.
The French colonists built farms and expanded their colonies rapidly.
Many French colonists lived among the Native Americans.
French colonists formed very structured societies.
In 1682 a European followed the Mississippi all the way to the Gulf of Mexico and then claimed the territory for __________.
The MOST important conflict that Puritans had with the Anglican Church focused on __________.
the Church’s Catholic rituals
the king’s control of the Church’s structure
corruption within the Church
the Church’s approval of the king’s divorce
What incentive finally motivated Jamestown settlers to work for the success of the colony?
They could earn land.
They could earn food.
They could earn passage back to England.
They could earn a position in the colony’s government.
Which describes the relationship between religion and government in the Massachusetts colony?
The government had no authority in religious matters.
The government supported religious tolerance for all settlers.
Puritans dictated both religious and governmental matters.
Catholics dominated the colony and influenced the government.
When Anne Hutchinson attacked the authority of __________, she was banished from Massachusetts.
the General Court
__________ was founded as a “Holy Experiment” to provide settlers complete political and religious freedom.
All of the following contributed to the success of the English colonies EXCEPT __________.
new forms of governments
new types of worship
strong ties to the English Crown
new patterns of land ownership
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