1 Question: What motivated Spain and Portugal to explore new lands in the 15th and 16th centuries?
(Select 2 answers.)
A) They wanted to escape the dangers of the bubonic plague.
B) They wanted to convert new people to Christianity.
C) They wanted to find shorter routes to Asia to trade for profit.
D) They wanted to conquer China and establish rule over Asia
2 Question: Why is the Mayflower Compact a significant document in American history?
A) It formed the basis for every American state constitution.
B) It was one of the first attempts at self-government in the colonies,
C) It was the only legal document that the Pilgrims ever prepared.
D) It represented an effort by the Church of England to establish a colonial government.