Chapter 21: Imperialism Test

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  • 1. 
    If a colony was run by ____, local elites were removed from power and replaced with a new set of officials from the mother country.
    • A. 

      Divine rule

    • B. 

      Direct rule

    • C. 

      colonial rule

    • D. 

      Indirect rule


  • 2. 
    The only free states remaining in Africa by 1914 were  
    • A. 

      Liberia and Ethiopia.

    • B. 

      Nigeria and Rhodesia.

    • C. 

      Egypt and Morocco.

    • D. 

      Rhodesia and Algeria.


  • 3. 
    Lord Macaulay designed a new school system in India to
    • A. 

      Better educate Indians to take over the governing of the country

    • B. 

      Westernize the Indian population with the hopes of eliminating Hinduism

    • C. 

      Civilize the population, which the British colonists deemed backward

    • D. 

      Train Indian children to serve in the colonial government and army.


  • 4. 
    ______________ was the President of the United States who was interested in obtaining the Philippines as a colony.

  • 5. 
    European’s used the phrase “_______________” to describe the responsibility of European’s to bring civilization and religion to the “dark continent’ or Africa.

  • 6. 
    The New York Herald hired _____________ to search for David Livingstone after the latter went missing in Africa.

  • 7. 
    The conservative elites in Mexico chose ____ to lead a revolt against Spanish rule.
    • A. 

      Sancho Panza

    • B. 

      Miguel Hidalgo

    • C. 

      Simón Bolívar

    • D. 

      Agustín de Iturbide


  • 8. 
    Two conditions driving colonization by major European countries were
    • A. 

      Humanitarian concerns and nation building

    • B. 

      the search for new markets and new sources of natural resources

    • C. 

      The need for overseas bases and a desire to educate the world

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 9. 
    Which two men were considered the "Liberators of South America"?
    • A. 

      Simon Bolivar and Miguel Hidalgo

    • B. 

      Miguel Hidalgo and Jose de San Martin

    • C. 

      Simon Bolivar and Iturbide

    • D. 

      Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin


  • 10. 
    The British government ruled India directly through a British official known as a ____________.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was a term that referred to a person born in Spain but representing Spanish interests in the New World?
    • A. 

      Mestizo

    • B. 

      Mulatto

    • C. 

      Peninsulares

    • D. 

      Creole


  • 12. 
    France had the largest presence in which of the following areas of Africa?  
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      Northeast


  • 13. 
    ___________ was a freedom fighter who fought against the occupation of the Philippines by the United States.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was NOT an effect of British rule in India?
    • A. 

      The destruction of local markets by British manufactured goods

    • B. 

      A decrease in food production

    • C. 

      the introduction of the telegraph

    • D. 

      Thousands of Indians were forced into concentration camps


  • 15. 
    President James Monroe issued the ____________, guaranteeing the independence of the new Latin American nations and warning against European intervention in the Americas.

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