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World History Volume 2, from 1400

Check Your Understanding Questions

World History Volume 2, from 1400Check Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
How did Martin Luther’s teachings regarding salvation differ from those of the Roman Catholic Church?
2 .
What did Anabaptists believe?
3 .
Which Roman Catholic teachings that Martin Luther challenged were later affirmed at the Council of Trent?
4 .
How did Muslim and Chinese inventions help Europeans explore the Atlantic Ocean in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries?
5 .
What motivated ordinary Spanish people to embark on voyages of exploration?
6 .
What role did the popes play in the early years of Spanish and Portuguese exploration and conquest?
7 .
How effective were the Treaty of Tordesillas and the Treaty of Zaragoza in establishing which nations could control which territories in the Americas, Africa, and Asia? Why?
8 .
What was the Columbian Exchange?
9 .
How did the introduction of European livestock affect the Indigenous people of the Americas?
10 .
According to mercantilist theory, what is the value of colonies?
11 .
What made the French colonies in Canada and the Caribbean valuable?
12 .
How were people sometimes hurt by their own country’s mercantilist policies?
13 .
Briefly describe the three legs of the triangular trade.
14 .
What were some differences between African slavery and slavery in the Americas?
15 .
How did mercantilism contribute to the rise in slavery in the Americas?
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