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Arkansas History Unit #03 - Explorers and Invaders - Theme 01 Pages 52-61

Matching
 
 
a.
Hernando De Soto
d.
Jacques Marquette
b.
John Cabot
e.
Loiuis Joliet
c.
“son of the sun”
 

 1. 

English explorer who was looking for a shorter route to Asia.
 

 2. 

What de Soto claimed to be.
 

 3. 

Catholic Priest sent to explor the interior of North America.
 

 4. 

fur trapper who explored North America
 

 5. 

landed in La Florida.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

Encounters between native peoples and foreign explorers
a.
had little impact on either culture.
c.
occasionally impacted one or the other culture.
b.
always resulted in changes to both.
d.
always destroyed one of the two cultures.
 

 7. 

Columbus fueled the fires of exploration by
a.
telling stories of great riches.
c.
telling stories about the beautiful lands and people he had discovered.
b.
telling stories about the fountain of youth.
d.
none of these.
 

 8. 

Conquistadors were
a.
Portugese solders.
c.
Spanish soldiers-explorers.
b.
French explorers.
d.
English missionaries
 

 9. 

Hernando De Soto and his men landed in “La Florida”
a.
10 years after Columbus landed in the Americas.
c.
at the same time as Columbus was landing in the Caribbean.
b.
about 20 years after Columbus landed in the Americas.
d.
about 50 years after Columbus landed in the Americas.
 

 10. 

De Soto and his men entered Arkansas when they crossed the Mississippi River
a.
in the spring of 1541.
c.
in the fall of 1552.
b.
in the summer of 1972.
d.
in 1492.
 

 11. 

What happened to De Soto?
a.
he returned to Spain a hero.
c.
he died and was dropped into the Mississippi River.
b.
he returned to Spain disgraced.
d.
he died and was buried in a Indian Burial Mound.
 

 12. 

How did European diseases impact the Native Americans?
a.
The Indians were not impacted by the diseases.
c.
The Indians quickly developed a natural immunity to the diseases.
b.
The Indians had already developed immunity to the diseases.
d.
Many Indians died because they had no natural immunity to the diseases.
 

 13. 

When French explorers arrived,
a.
they treated the Native Americans like the Spanish had done previously.
c.
they fought with the Native Americans.
b.
they established good relations with the Native Americans.
d.
they fought with the Spanish explorers.
 

 14. 

La Salle called his new French colony
a.
La Arkansaw.
c.
La Florida.
b.
La Mississippi.
d.
La Louisiane.
 

 15. 

La Salle
a.
died of disease while exploring.
c.
died fighting the Spanish.
b.
was killed by his own men.
d.
died while fighting Indians.
 



 
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