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Question 1: Verrazzano gave the names Francesca and Nova Gallia to that land between ________ and English Newfoundland, thus promoting French interests.
MexicoSpanish EmpireViceroyalty of New SpainSpanish East Indies

Question 2: His claim was not accepted by foreign powers and Chile and ________ took firm control over the regions, treating him as insane.
BrazilBuenos AiresArgentinaUruguay

Question 3: Islands that came under French rule during part of all of this time include ________, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante, Martinique, St. Barthélemy, St. Croix, St. Kitts, St.

Question 4: Lucia, ________, St. Vincent and Tobago.
United States Virgin IslandsSaint MartinBarbadosNetherlands Antilles

Question 5: France briefly also ruled the eastern portion of the island, which is now the ________.
NicaraguaDominican RepublicHaitiCuba

Question 6: ________ was first settled by the French in 1604, although its earliest settlements were abandoned in the face of American Indian hostility and tropical diseases.
GuadeloupeFrench GuianaFranceMartinique

Question 7: In Martinique, unlike Saint-Domingue, slavery was not abolished during the ________.
French DirectoryNational Constituent AssemblyNational ConventionFrench Revolution

Question 8: An attempt to settle convicts on ________ off Nova Scotia in 1598 failed after a short time.
Atlantic OceanCanadaSable IslandHalifax Regional Municipality

Question 9: Great Britain captured some of France's islands during the Seven Years' War[2] and the ________.
Napoleon INapoleonic WarsGrande ArméeFirst French Empire

Question 10: Fort Caroline established in present-day ________ in 1564, lasted only a year before being destroyed by the Spanish from St. Augustine.
MiamiTallahassee, FloridaJacksonville, FloridaTampa, Florida


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