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6.7.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    Check Your Understanding Questions

    1 .
    What areas of North America were colonized by the Spanish, French, English, and Dutch, respectively?
    2 .
    What were the primary motivations for colonization by the Spanish, French, English, and Dutch?
    3 .
    What were some labor systems used in the North American colonies?
    4 .
    What negative effect did the fur trade have on Indigenous peoples?
    5 .
    Identify the parts of Africa most likely to be targeted by European empires, and briefly explain why they were more vulnerable.
    6 .
    How did the Grand Canal facilitate China’s growing economy?
    7 .
    What caused conflict between Queen Nzinga and the Portuguese?
    8 .
    Why did the government of the Qing Dynasty wish to prevent the British from selling opium in China?
    9 .
    According to Adam Smith, how did the invisible hand of the marketplace work?
    10 .
    What are some ways in which mechanization changed traditional ways of producing goods?

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