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1. From 1700 to 1709, people in Great Britain used 4 pounds of sugar
per person per year. From 1800 to 1809, they were using 18 pounds
of sugar per person per year. Most of this sugar was produced by
(A) slave labor in Brazil
(B) indentured servants in the Chesapeake
(C) free labor in Louisiana
(D) slave labor on Caribbean plantations
(E) haciendas in New Granada
2. All of the following are true of the Treaty of Tordesillas EXCEPT
that it
(A) was widely ignored by England, France, and the Dutch Republic
(B) awarded all of South America to Spain
(C) was based on a papal bull issued by Pope Alexander VI
(D) was signed a few years after Christopher Columbus’s first voyage
(E) awarded Africa and India to Portugal
3. The incident that gave the Spanish control over Peru is known as the
(A) Battle of Pichincha
(B) Battle of Tenochtitlán
(C) Battle of Ayacucho
(D) First Battle of Guararapes
(E) Battle of Cajamarca
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4. The encomienda was a system that
(A) was used by the Spanish crown in the early 1600s
(B) attempted to protect Native workers from local exploitation
(C) was supposed to instruct Natives in the Spanish language and the
Catholic faith
(D) was effectively suppressed by the New Laws of 1542
(E) was initiated by Spanish colonists without authority from Spain
5. In 1680, the wealthiest British colony in the Western Hemisphere was
(A) Barbados
(B) Jamaica
(C) Virginia
(D) Massachusetts
(E) Canada
6. Bartolomé de Las Casas
(A) was a Jesuit who investigated the flora and fauna of New Granada
(B) worked all his life to end the enslavement of Africans
(C) lobbied for the New Laws of 1542 as a way to help Native peoples
(D) advocated the expansion of the encomienda system as the best way
to achieve equality in Spanish America
(E) wrote books arguing that the subjugation of the Indians was
warranted because of their sins as pagans and their low level of
7. The repartimiento system
(A) was replaced by the encomienda system
(B) forbade the payment of wages to Natives in Spanish America
(C) created slavery-like conditions in the silver mines of 16th-century
(D) was a tribute-labor system unique to Spanish South America
(E) thrived in the early 1500s
8. All of the following are true of indentured servants in the Chesapeake
(A) most of them were female
(B) they made up about three out of every four English migrants to
the Chesapeake during the 1600s
(C) half of all indentured servants died before receiving their freedom
(D) they usually agreed to work for a master for four to seven years
(E) an indentured servant could produce as much as five times his
or her purchase price in a single year
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9. In the complex caste system devised by the Spanish in colonial Latin
America, the order of the hierarchy, from highest to lowest, was
(A) criollos, peninsulares, mulattos, indios, mestizos
(B) peninsulares, mestizos, criollos, indios, mulattos
(C) peninsulares, mestizos, criollos, mulattos, indios
(D) peninsulares, criollos, mestizos, indios, mulattos
(E) peninsulares, criollos, mestizos, mulattos, indios
10. “For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill. The eyes of
all people are upon us, so that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this
work we have undertaken, . . . we shall be made a story and a byword
throughout the world.”
The author of this statement is
(A) William Bradford
(B) Roger Williams
(C) Jonathan Edwards
(D) John Winthrop
(E) Cotton Mather
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