Flashcards on Colonialism in the Americas: Spanish, Portuguese, British, French, and Dutch

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Which European power was the first to establish colonies in the Americas?

The Spanish

Which European power colonized Brazil in the Americas?

The Portuguese

Which European power played a significant role in the colonization of the eastern coast of North America?

The British

Which European power established colonies in present-day Canada and Louisiana?

The French

Which European power established colonies in the Caribbean, such as Suriname and Curaçao?

The Dutch

Which European power was associated with conquistadors like Hernán Cortés and Francisco Pizarro?

The Spanish

Which European power had a strong presence in territories like Goa, Macau, and Malacca?

The Portuguese

Which European power established thirteen colonies along the Atlantic coast of North America, forming the basis for the United States?

The British

Which European power colonized areas such as Quebec, Louisiana, and parts of the Caribbean?

The French

Which European power established trading posts and colonies in territories like New Amsterdam (present-day New York) and Suriname?

The Dutch

Which European power left a lasting legacy through the introduction of the Spanish language, religion, and culture in their American colonies?

The Spanish

Which European power had a significant impact on the language, religion, and culture of Brazil during the colonial period?

The Portuguese

Which European power's colonies eventually formed the foundation of the United States?

The British

Which European power's colonies experienced significant French influence in terms of language, culture, and governance?

The French

Which European power's colonies included territories like Suriname, Curaçao, and Aruba?

The Dutch

Which European power was the first to establish colonies in the Americas?

The Spanish

Which European power colonized Brazil in the Americas?

The Portuguese

Which European power played a significant role in the colonization of the eastern coast of North America?

The British

Which European power established colonies in present-day Canada and Louisiana?

The French

Which European power established colonies in the Caribbean, such as Suriname and Curaçao?

The Dutch

Which European power was associated with conquistadors like Hernán Cortés and Francisco Pizarro?

The Spanish

Which European power had a strong presence in territories like Goa, Macau, and Malacca?

The Portuguese

Which European power established thirteen colonies along the Atlantic coast of North America, forming the basis for the United States?

The British

Which European power colonized areas such as Quebec, Louisiana, and parts of the Caribbean?

The French

Which European power established trading posts and colonies in territories like New Amsterdam (present-day New York) and Suriname?

The Dutch

Which European power left a lasting legacy through the introduction of the Spanish language, religion, and culture in their American colonies?

The Spanish

Which European power had a significant impact on the language, religion, and culture of Brazil during the colonial period?

The Portuguese

Which European power's colonies eventually formed the foundation of the United States?

The British

Which European power's colonies experienced significant French influence in terms of language, culture, and governance?

The French

Which European power's colonies included territories like Suriname, Curaçao, and Aruba?

The Dutch

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