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The Caribbean - History
 

The Caribbean - History QCM

created by d.thm on 11 Nov 14
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The Caribbeans - History
 

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1
Before Europeans arrived, the Caribbean area was inhabited by Amerindian People, like...
   
   
   
   
2
With the voyages of discovery in the 15th century, Europeans were seeking...
   
   
   
   
   
3
Christopher Columbus is very famous because he discovered America in 1492. During this first, trip he discovered...
   
   
   
   
4
Some time after the discovery, European powers such as Spain wanted lands and riches. What were the other main European powers at that time?
   
   
   
   
   
5
The Caribbeans became the scene of the European struggle for power.
   
   
6
Which empire prevailed in the 16th century?
   
   
   
   
   
7
Although many Amerindians were enslaved, the majority of them were integrated into the new society.
   
   
8
Who were the first people to import slaves from Africa to the Caribbeans?
   
   
   
   
9
One of the most famous English navigators of this time was Sir Francis Drake. In which decade did he make most of his trips?
   
   
   
   
   
10
With the 17th century began the colonisation of the West Indies by the British.
   
   
11
Jamaica was the first island to be colonized by the British.
   
   
12
Jamaica was colonized in...
   
   
   
   
   
13
Caribbean agriculture developed in the 17th Century thanks to favourable climate : sugar, coffee, fruits like bananas, lemons, pineapples, etc. were cultivated.
   
   
14
Between 1650 and 1860, how many people were transported from Africa to the Caribbeans to be enslaved?
   
   
   
   
   
15
What were the three countries most involved in the Triangular Trade?
   
   
   
   
   
16
The roadway of the Triangular Trade was the same one as the roadway of the Bermuda Triangle.
   
   
17
The transportation of slaves accross the Atlantic Ocean is also know as...
   
   
   
   
   
18
One part of the Triangular Trade consisted in taking back sugar, rum, tobacco... to European ports. What were the two main English ports?
   
   
   
   
   
19
The slaves were sold to white men in exchange for goods such as...
   
   
   
   
   
20
It is estimated that the British Caribbeans imported...
   
   
   
   
   
21
There were many rebellions against slavery. In 1804, which Caribbean country became the first independant republic of the area?
   
   
   
   
   
22
What associations year-event are correct?
   
   
   
   
   
23
After slavery, there was a labour issue on the plantations. That's why Britain invited workers from other parts of the Empire (particularly from India and Asia) to come to work in the Caribbeans. What was the name of these workers?
   
   
   
   
   
24
After World War Two (1945)...
   
   
   
25
Which of the following countries are now independent from Great Britain?
   
   
   
   
   
26
Which of the following countries are now independent from Great Britain?
   
   
   
   
   
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