Which of the following statements best expresses the sentiment of the Black Legend?
The indigenous populations of the new world have black and barbaric souls
The ___ helped the Portuguese finance their explorations and voyages.
Prior to the fifteenth century, how did luxury and exotic goods travel to Europe?
Overland from Persia, Asia Minor, India, and Africa
Who were the mestizos?
persons of mixed Spanish and Indian origin
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Which of the following was expressed by Bartolomé de Las Casas in A Very Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indes in 1552?
He believed that Indians ought to be allowed to continue to practice their native faiths as a true sign of Christian love and toleration.
Which explorer sailed around the southern tip of Africa in 1488?
What was the first permanent European settlement in the present day United States?
Which of the following statements about Europeans' view of the New World is NOT accurate?
America as a place of savagery, cannibalism, and death
The chief goal of fifteenth-century Portuguese expansion was
the establishment of a trading empire in Asia.
The social hierarchy of New Spain was
stratified by race and country of origin.
Who was an important advocate of Portuguese expansion from 1415 to 1460?
Prince Henry the Navigator
According to Martin Luther’s doctrine of “justification by faith,” how could Christians gain salvation?
Having faith that God would save them
Which of the following was not a feature of sixteenth-century Spanish America?
The Spanish crown took little interest in the administration of colonial affairs.