Which of the following does NOT describe why scientists believe that the earliest Americans migrated from Asia?
|A)||DNA testing of ancient bones found in North America suggests that their ethnic origins are Asian.|
|B)||During the Ice Age, a land bridge connected Asia with what is today Alaska.|
|C)||Arrowheads found in Folsom, New Mexico, proved that people were in North America at least 10,000 years ago.|
|D)||Researchers believe that nomadic hunters following large game could have crossed Beringia into North America.|
Cahokia, an ancient __________ city of pyramids and mounds, supported an estimated 16,000 people.
Which of the following describes the Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands?
|A)||They depended exclusively upon agriculture for their livelihood.|
|B)||They combined agriculture, hunting, and fishing to sustain their communities.|
|C)||They originally practiced agriculture, but later they became migrant hunters.|
|D)||Because of the lack of waterways in the Eastern Woodlands, they were primarily hunter-gatherers.|
Why did Woodlands Native Americans practice slash-and-burn agriculture?
|A)||because the technique enriched the soil and increased crop yields|
|B)||because they were unaware of effective farming techniques|
|C)||because the technique cleared the forests|
|D)||because they were trying to clear the farmland of pests and diseases|
Which of the following is a TRUE statement about the empires of West Africa?
|A)||The empires profited from extensive trading.|
|B)||The empires profited most from agriculture.|
|C)||The empires had no contact with other regions..|
|D)||The empires never used enslaved labor.|
William Penn established Pennsylvania on the principles of ________
|A)||religious and political freedom|
Which of the following increased western Europe's demand for Eastern luxury goods?
|A)||the spread of Christianity|
|B)||the fall of the Roman Empire|
|C)||the feudal system|
|D)||the western European presence in the Middle East during the Crusades|
Western Europeans studied __________ to construct the astrolabe—a navigational instrument for determining direction, latitude, and local time.
The center of New England society was the ________.
One important way that the Great Awakening affected American society was that ________.
|A)||it unified the New England churches|
|B)||it supported the practice of slavery|
|C)||it led individuals to question traditional authority|
|D)||it introduced a checks and balances system for good government|