Chapter 24-Key Questions
Directions: Answer these questions on a separate sheet of paper. Make sure you work individually. Except for #25, your answers should just be in note form, not complete sentences.
1. Describe the encomienda system (include encomenderos ) 2. What were the effects of small pox on the Americas? (immediate and longer term) 3. What money making possibility drew the majority of European countries to establish colonies in the Americas? 4. How was Cortes able to conquer the Aztecs (more than 1 reason!!) 5. How did Pizarro treat the Incans? What did they do? 6. Describe how the Spanish ruled their colonies. 7. To what extent did the colonial government follow the king’s wishes? 8. What was the Treaty of Tordesillas? 9. What made the Portuguese want to establish a colony in Brazil? 10. Explain how North America settled by Europeans. 11. How did the French and the English treat the