chapter 23

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european history


 
  
Created Apr 21, 2009
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1
Historians use the concept of a "Second" Industrial Revolution to refer to
 
A)         the rise of heavy industries (coal,...
2
A)         the rise of heavy industries (coal,...
 
A)         antibiotics.
3
Which one of the following pairs of countries came to rival Britain as industrial powers?
 
A)         Germany and the United States
4
Of the following, the country that was slowest to industrialize was
 
A)         Russia.
5
The economic boom of 1871-1872 was
 
A)         followed in 1873 by a severe economic...
6
As industrialization advanced, the two problems that began to plague entrepreneurs most...
 
A)      the failure of consumption to keep pace with production.
7
In the late nineteenth century, industrialization tended to be capital intensive,...
 
large amounts of money were needed to buy expensive machinery and equipment
8
Arguably the single most important step taken to raise investor confidence was
 
A)      the creation of the limited liability corporation.
9
In the late 1870s, France and Germany abandoned what longstanding liberal policy?
 
A)      free trade
10
Women's massive entry into the service sector in the late nineteenth century accelerated
 
A)      the division of occupations into male and female...
11
The principal stimulus for a consumer culture in the late nineteenth century was
 
A)      department stores and mail-order catalogs.
12
Nation builders often connected national identity and pride with
 
A)         industrial prosperity and imperial expansion.
13
The French followed up their colonization of Algeria by occupying
 
A)         Tunisia.
14
Although cruelty abounded under imperialist rule, the European ruler known for inflicting...
 
     A)      Belgian king Leopold 11.
15
In the early 1880s, a scramble among European countries for colonies in Africa was touched off...
 
A)         Leopold of Belgium claiming a...
16

The discovery of this medicine removed a roadblock to European conquest of Africa.
 
A)         quinine
17
Cecil Rhodes not only cornered the market in South African diamonds, but he also
 
         A)   believed that the world would be a better place if...
18
The Indian National Congress, founded in 1885, was
 
A)         organized by educated Indian elites...
19
In 1887, France created the Union of Indochina from the ancient states of Cochin China,...
 
A)         Cambodia.
20
Japan escaped European imperialism as a result of all of the following except
 
A)         its abandonment of Japanese culture...
21
 In pursuing its program for modernization, the Meiji government
 
A)         did not tolerate anyone who opposed...
22
The marriage of American Jeanette Jerome to Lord Randolph Churchill reflected
 
A)         the blurring of social distinctions...
23
A sport that has become associated with the British but which originated in India...
 
A)         polo.
24
 In general. large numbers of emigrants departed from rural Sicily, Ireland. and...
 
A)      the population was expanding so rapidly that these...
25
Thousands of Sicilians left for northern Europe and the United States as a result...
 
A)      Sicily's nearly worthless, eroded soil, caused by deforestation.
26
The establishment of maternal and child wellness societies was the result of
 
A)      a Social Darwinist belief that workers needed these...
27
To understand and alleviate working-class poverty, some educated reformers in the...
 
A)      settlement houses.
28
In 1893, the British Fabian Society helped to
 
A)      found the Labour Party.
29
Which of the following authors wrote a series of books that reflected his concerns...
 
A)      Emile Zola
30
The major new artistic movement that emerged from France in the 1800s, and was best...
 
A)      impressionism.
31
Nineteenth-century European graphic artists drew inspiration from Asia, particularly from
 
A)      Japan.
32
In 1888, these London workers successfully struck to end fines of a day's wages for...
 
A)      match girls
33
The Second International (1889) was an organization that sought
 
A)      Marxist communist revolution.
34
Socialism led to a number of working-class parties, of which the largest by 1890 was...
 
A)      Social Democratic Party in Germany.
35
Nineteenth-century Marxist leaders  
 
A)      often excluded women from their political parties,...
36
A)      often excluded women from their political parties,...
 
A)      an increase in sensational stories in newspapers and...
37
The attempts of Bonapartist, Orl6anist, and Bourbon monarchist factions to regain power...
 
A)      the monarchist compromise candidate, the Comte de Chambord,...
38
What pretext did German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) use to outlaw...
 
A)      an unsuccessful assassination attempt on Emperor...
39
One of the main purposes of the Dual Alliance concluded by Germany and Austria in 1879 was...
 
A)         defend against Russian aggression,...
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Kaiser William 11 dismissed Bismarck because
 
A)         he became convinced that Bismarck...


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