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5.8.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    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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