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World History - Chapter 12

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A practice test. Be sure to spell the fill-in-the-blank questions correctly! ~~Red font means that it is a notecard word~~~

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Opium is:
    • A. 

      A way of trading between two countries

    • B. 

      A deadly poison

    • C. 

      A type of currency

    • D. 

      A pain-reliever

  • 2. 
    When the British won the Opium War against the Chinese, they signed the Treaty of Nanjing, which gave the British:
    • A. 

      The Phillipines

    • B. 

      Nanjing

    • C. 

      Slaves

    • D. 

      Hong Kong

    • E. 

      Japan

    • F. 

      Extraterritorial Rights

  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    The self-strengthening movement focused on improving what three main aspects of Chinese society?
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Economy

    • D. 

      Military

    • E. 

      Diplomacy

    • F. 

      Agriculture

    • G. 

      Industrialization

  • 5. 
    To "save" the Chinese from being colonized, the United States enforced the ________ _________ _______, which stated that China would be free to trade with anyone but could not be taken over by any one country. The Chinese did not like this idea.
  • 6. 
    Match the description with the rebellion.
    • A. Taiping Rebellion
    • A.
    • B. Boxer Rebellion
    • B.
  • 7. 
    ________ _________ was the man who came into Edo Bay with a fleet of steam boats and gave Japan the Treaty of Kanagawa, which eventually brough them out of isolation. This treaty opened two ports to the US and gave them extraterritorial rights.
  • 8. 
    When I came to power, I tried to strengthen Japan by industrializing them. I modeled the military and government after Germany, the education after the Americans, and the navy after the British. My reign was called the Meiji era. Who am I?
  • 9. 
    Match the wars to their description.
    • A. Sino-Japanese
    • A.
    • B. Russo-Japanese
    • B.
  • 10. 
    What did the Japanese get out of the Sino-Japanese war?
    • A. 

      Extraterritorial Rights

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      Korea

    • D. 

      Manchuria

    • E. 

      Taiwan

  • 11. 
    ________ _______ led the Cuban Rebellion. He was a poet that lived in Cuba. Eventually, on his second try, his rebellion succeeds and the Republic of Cuba is created in 1895.
  • 12. 
    Match the newspaper with the owner.
    • A. New York Journal
    • A.
    • B. New York World
    • B.
  • 13. 
    Yellow Journalism is:
    • A. 

      A type of interview

    • B. 

      A gossip column

    • C. 

      An exaggerated story meant to attract readers

    • D. 

      A story that conveys false information

  • 14. 
    Match the US War to the description.
    • A. Spanish-American War
    • A.
    • B. Philippine–American War
    • B.
  • 15. 
    ________ is an attitude of aggresive nationalism.
  • 16. 
    Before attacking Cuba, the US forces sought to divert Spain's attention by fighting in the Phillipines. George Dewey led the attack on _______. 
  • 17. 
    Emilio Aguinaldo, after he helped the US, was helped by the US in return.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Who are the "Rough Riders"?
    • A. 

      Soldiers on horseback

    • B. 

      Notorious criminals

    • C. 

      Army volunteers from the West

    • D. 

      An exclusive club for the wealthy

  • 19. 
    The _________ _________ gave America the ability to become an "international police power" when needed.
  • 20. 
    Name and explain all four parts of the Pratt amendment. Why would the US make Cuba sign this amendment? Were the Cubans happy to do it? Please answer fully...