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  • one year ago

Future flvs student in world history : 04.05 The Birth of New Ideas - The Age of Discovery

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  1. DwightSchrute
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    How did the Reconquista act as a pull mechanism for Spain to explore and conquer new lands? The Reconquista created generations of men trained and ready to reconquer lands for Spain and the Church. (This is the correct answer) A The Reconquista pulled the Christian kingdoms of Spain to follow Islamic armies all around the world. The Reconquista created a narrative in Spain that encouraged Spaniards to want to be better Christians. The Reconquista pulled the Church of Spain to find new markets to exploit the wealth won in Granada. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 2 (Worth 5 points) How did mercantilism operate as a push factor for some European states during the Age of Exploration? Mercantilism pushed some states to find more profitable trade routes to the east.(This is the correct answer) A Mercantilism pushed some states to find new settlements for overpopulation. Mercantilism pushed some states to find new sources of cheap labor. Mercantilism pushed some states to engage in war with other states. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 3 (Worth 5 points) Use the following map and what you learned in the lesson to answer the question: This is a map of trade routes connecting Asia, Africa, and Europe. The trade routes go over land from China to the Middle East. They also go over water from Southeast Asia through Indonesia, around India, and to Arabia, Europe, and Africa. The water route is notated with a blue line, and the land route is represented with a maroon line. Public Domain Why didn't Italy reasons take part in the exploration of new trade routes? Italy was too concerned with finding a route to Java. Italy was working to establish stronger connections to Greece. Italy was contributing through innovations in shipbuilding. Italy was already in control of the major routes to the east.(This is the correct answer) D Points earned on this question: 5 Question 4 (Worth 5 points) How was the Dutch expedition to the Indies different from the Portuguese attempts to find new trade routes? The Dutch expedition was funded as a private enterprise.(This is the correct answer) A The Dutch expedition was part of a religious mission. The Dutch expedition was a complete failure. The Dutch expedition used secret trade routes. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 5 (Worth 5 points) What role did Henry the Navigator play in finding new routes to the East? He personally led many expeditions around Africa. He forced many Portuguese sailors to go where they weren't comfortable. He encouraged the development of new technologies for exploration.(This is the correct answer) C He sponsored many missionary activities in North Africa. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 6 (Worth 5 points) Which of the following describes the explorations of John Cabot in the late fifteenth century? He sailed under the flag of Italy. He was the first to circumnavigate the globe. He sailed east to discover new trade routes. He sailed under the flag of England. (This is the correct answer) D Points earned on this question: 5 Question 7 (Worth 5 points) Why were medieval ships unsuited for long-distance voyages? Medieval ships were designed mostly for moving goods, troops, or warfare.(This is the correct answer) A Medieval ships used the less efficient triangular sail. Medieval ships had to be built out of soft woods like pine. Medieval ships used a longer keel, a taller mast, and a heavier wood. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 8 (Worth 5 points) What locational problem did using the astrolabe help to solve? The astrolabe could determine the correct latitudinal location of the ship.(This is the correct answer) A The astrolabe made it possible to cut through heavy seas. The astrolabe could determine the correct longitude location of the ship. The astrolabe made it possible to steer into the wind. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 9 (Worth 5 points) Why did the Catholic Church express interest in the exploration of foreign lands? The Catholic Church was interested in gaining new converts to the religion.(This is the correct answer) A The Catholic Church had a large financial interest in controlling trade routes. The Catholic Church was in competition with Protestants over trade routes. The Catholic Church thought exploration was the best way to prevent heresy. Points earned on this question: 5

  2. Kfins99
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    This is for the future student XD

  3. DwightSchrute
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    LOL YEAH XD The next generations

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    http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/50d4d018e4b0d6c1d5419793-galm-1356124589718-4.05.txt if you have different questions

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