Martin Luther’s challenge to the Catholic Church was initially motivated by all of the following except: his marriage to a former nun.
The primary difference between a pirate and a privateer was that privateers received commissions from their government and pirates didn’t. True
Both European and Mughal rulers in the sixteenth century demonstrated a high degree of religious tolerance. False
Which areas of the Americas produced the bulk of the silver that fueled global commerce in the sixteenth century? Mesoamerica and the Andes
Why was China’s demand for silver so high during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries? Silver was used as money.
Predestination was the idea that each person’s ultimate salvation or damnation was determined by God before their birth. True
When Portuguese mariners established trade routes to West Africa in the fifteenth century, the commodity they were seeking was _______. Gold
What impact did the European presence in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea have on Asian dynasties? It enhanced their wealth and might.
Zamindars were tribute collectors in _______.
During the sixteenth century, increased global and local commerce allowed Mughal rulers to: reform their administration and increase the flow of revenue.
Which empire had the largest population in the world during the sixteenth century? Ming China
All of the following factors contributed to the Spanish victory over the Aztecs except: the inability of the Aztecs to mount an effective resistance to Spanish attacks.
Diseases from Eurasia wiped out an estimated _______ of the Native American population during the sixteenth century. 90%
The Atlantic system included a complex trade network among:
Europe, Africa, and the Americas.
The beliefs of Protestant thinkers like Luther and Calvin challenged...