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1. According to your text, the Spanish vision of the Americas embodied "the central paradox of New World history." This was the conflict between
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||desiring to Christianize the Native Americans yet hoping to conquer them and steal their wealth.| ||seeing the Americas as a land of opportunity and freedom yet fearing they might become a land of slavery.| ||worshiping the purity and promise of the New World yet desiring to exploit its innocence. | ||protecting the freedom of the individual and guarding the welfare of the community.| 1 points

Question 3

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One source of problems between the Europeans and the Native Americans was the common European misunderstanding of the Native Americans'
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||sharp division of labor between men's and women's work.|
||common language and culture throughout the hemisphere.|
||idea of communal land tenure. |
||emphasis upon material wealth.|

1 points

Question 4

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One of the major reasons the Protestant Reformation succeeded was that
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||major defenders of Catholicism such as Luther and Calvin were poor leaders.| ||Italian merchants realized it made fewer financial demands on them than Catholicism.| ||political figures could use its challenge to Rome's spiritual authority to increase their power. | ||the Catholic church made many enemies by strongly attacking luxury and corruption.|

1 points

Question 5

1.
In arguing for royal assistance for English colonization, Richard Hakluyt stressed the
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||military advantages of building forts to threaten Spanish treasure fleets. | ||millions of heathen souls who could be saved.|
||likelihood of settling religious dissenters and criminals in the New World.| ||possibilities of jointly exploiting the New World with Spain.|

1 points

Question 6

1.
A serious problem in the early years of Jamestown was the
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||lack of pioneering skills among the settlers. |
||religious strife between...
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