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What did the Portuguese expeditions of Prince Henry, Bartolomeu Dias,

What did the Portuguese expeditions of Prince Henry, Bartolomeu Dias, and Vasco da Gama in the 1400s eventually lead to in regard to furthering Portugal’s ambitions? A) They led to developing massive new African trade in gold and other commodities. B) They extended warfare with Spain for most of the century. C) They extended warfare […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

What do you think are the three most important events in American hist

What do you think are the three most important events in American history in the last 25 years? Explain why you chose these three. What will be an ideal response?   ANSWER Consider: the end of the Cold War; the Reagan Revolution; the Persian Gulf War; the September 11 attacks; war on terrorism; economic boom […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

How did the form of slavery introduced and practiced by Europeans in t

How did the form of slavery introduced and practiced by Europeans in the mid-1400s differ from that practiced by African tribes? A) The effort to completely destroy the language, culture, and identity of slaves was undertaken for the first time by Europeans, not by Africans practicing slavery. B) The slave trade was a commercial, profitable […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

One of the most significant consequences of the writings of Bartolomé

One of the most significant consequences of the writings of Bartolom√© Las Casas was A) they prompted Spanish authorities to make radical reforms in improving the Spanish relations and policies concerning the Indians of North and South America. B) they were used by Protestant enemies of Catholic Spain to create a long-lasting story of Spanish […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

Why did Andrew Johnson particularly resist the Civil Rights Act of 186

Why did Andrew Johnson particularly resist the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fourteenth Amendment? a. Johnson felt that these laws did not grant full equal rights to African Americans, and thus pushed for further legislation, which ultimately became the Fifteenth Amendment. b. Johnson strongly supported states’ rights and felt that these laws did […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

What was the ultimate fate of the English colony at Roanoke? A) It wa

What was the ultimate fate of the English colony at Roanoke? A) It was abandoned by 1590 because the colonists were either massacred or simply melted into the surrounding Indian tribes. B) It survived for 30 years after being resupplied by John White with the promised supplies in 1590. C) It survived until 1608 when […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020