Chapter 11 Imperialism

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Crowns are for monarchs of European countries only.

    • B. 

      It was the most valuable of all of Britain's colonies.

    • C. 

      India looks like an upside down crown.

    • D. 

      That saying was part of a popular poem.

  • 2. 
    Which African country, led by Menelik II, was never under European imperialism?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      Mujambo

  • 3. 
    Why did thousands of Boers move north in the Great Trek?
    • A. 

      To escape the British

    • B. 

      To escape the Zulu

    • C. 

      To find diamonds and gold

    • D. 

      To prepare for the Boer War

  • 4. 
    What was the main reason for the Crimean War?
    • A. 

      Russia wanted to kill all Muslims in Ottoman lands.

    • B. 

      Russia wanted to be part of the Ottoman Empire.

    • C. 

      Russia broke a treaty that limited the amount of grain it could send through the Bosporus.

    • D. 

      Russia wanted land on the Black Sea to gain access to the Mediterranean Sea which followed their desire to gain a warm water port.

  • 5. 
    What was the main purpose of the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885?
    • A. 

      To prevent fighting of European nations over the division of Africa

    • B. 

      To ensure that Africa borders would be based on culture and language

    • C. 

      To give African leaders a chance to be heard by colonial interests

    • D. 

      To keep peace between Africans and European leaders

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      France and Britain agreed to govern their African colonies jointly.

    • B. 

      Russia invaded Germany.

    • C. 

      Europeans divided Africa into colonies without consulting African leaders.

    • D. 

      African leaders were allowed to rule themselves without any European influence.

  • 7. 
    Why did some U.S. business leaders want Hawaii to be annexed to the United States?
    • A. 

      Sugar could be sold for higher profits.

    • B. 

      They needed Hawaii to be added as a slave state at the same time as Alaska to balance the slave state/free state problem.

    • C. 

      They feared that France might conquer Hawaii.

    • D. 

      They wanted U.S. military support against future Japanese invasions.

  • 8. 
    What was the main cause of inadequate food supplies in Africa during European colonization?
    • A. 

      Native farmers were drafted into the colonial armies.

    • B. 

      Most of the farm land was used for mining.

    • C. 

      Europeans insisted on the growth of cash crops, such as cotton.

    • D. 

      Europeans used too much of the farmland as building sites.

  • 9. 
    How did Europeans use paternalism to govern people in colonies?
    • A. 

      They trained colonial peoples to govern themselves.

    • B. 

      They provided for colonial peoples' needs but did not give them full rights.

    • C. 

      They allowed them to assimilate into European society.

    • D. 

      They trained them in advanced European farming and mining techniques.

  • 10. 
    Why did Britain take control of the Suez Canal?
    • A. 

      France traded control of the Suez Canal for control of Nigeria.

    • B. 

      Israel was created.

    • C. 

      Egypt could not pay its foreign debt.

    • D. 

      Muhammad Ali considered maintaining its security a burden.

  • 11. 
    What happened as a result of the Sepoy Mutiny?
    • A. 

      Rights for Indians increased under British rule.

    • B. 

      Indians learned to eat meat.

    • C. 

      Indians invaded Britain.

    • D. 

      The British government took direct command of India.

  • 12. 
    Why did American sugar planters overthrow Queen Liliuokalani?
    • A. 

      She wanted to restore the political power of the native Hawaiians.

    • B. 

      She levied a tax on sugar.

    • C. 

      She denied the sugar planters their civil rights.

    • D. 

      She refused to teach the Americans how to ride the big waves of North Shore.

  • 13. 
    Why did Western nations desire lands in the Pacific Rim?
    • A. 

      Because of their natural resources and strategic location

    • B. 

      Because Europe had already conquered Africa and South America

    • C. 

      Because Pacific Rim lands were considered "the jewel in the crown"

    • D. 

      Because Western nations had lost their foothold in Africa

  • 14. 
    The main cause of the___ was Russia's desire to gain land on the Black Sea from the Ottoman Empire.
    • A. 

      Crimean War

    • B. 

      Boer War

    • C. 

      Civil War

    • D. 

      African War

  • 15. 
    The opposition of Afrikaners to British policy in South Africa turned violent during the ___.
    • A. 

      Crimean War

    • B. 

      Boer War

    • C. 

      African War

    • D. 

      Revolutionary War

  • 16. 
    The ___began after rumors spread among Indian soldiers that the cartridges of their rifles were sealed with beef and pork fat.
    • A. 

      Grand Barbeque

    • B. 

      Sepoy Mutiny

    • C. 

      Gandhi Gathering

    • D. 

      Congress of Indians

  • 17. 
    In the 1800s, the Zulu chief ___ used highly disciplined warriors and good military organization to create a large state in southern Africa.
    • A. 

      Rhodes

    • B. 

      Boer

    • C. 

      Shaka

    • D. 

      Zuluilu

  • 18. 
    ___ managed to maintain the independence of Ethiopia by exploiting imperialistic rivalries between European nations and by building up a modern arsenal that helped his forces defeat an Italian army.
    • A. 

      Shaka

    • B. 

      Cecil Rhodes

    • C. 

      The Boers

    • D. 

      Menelik II

  • 19. 
    The conflict between Russia and Britain over Persia, Afghanistan, and central Asia in general was called _____________________.
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Paternalism

    • C. 

      The Cold War

    • D. 

      The Great Game

  • 20. 
    The _________ were Indian soldiers in the army of the British East India company.
    • A. 

      Sepoys

    • B. 

      Marines

    • C. 

      Guerrillas

    • D. 

      Choppers

  • 21. 
    What is the term for British rule over India?
    • A. 

      Grab

    • B. 

      Raj

    • C. 

      Dodge

    • D. 

      Management

  • 22. 
    Which country gained control over the Philippines after the Spanish-American War?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 23. 
    Who was the last Queen of Hawaii?
    • A. 

      Queen Liliuokalani

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Queen Victoria

    • D. 

      Queen Eleanor

  • 24. 
    What is our Essential Question for this lesson?
    • A. 

      How can trade affect imperialism?

    • B. 

      How did the Renaissance change the world?

    • C. 

      How did Imperialism affect society, politics, and economics in the countries that were imperialized?

    • D. 

      How did the French Revolution impact governments?

  • 25. 
    Why was India called the "jewel in the crown"?
    • A. 

      That saying was part of a popular poem.

    • B. 

      India looks like an upside down crown.

    • C. 

      Crowns are for monarchs of European countries only.

    • D. 

      It was the most valuable of all of Britain's colonies.