Colonial Powers In Se Asia: Chapter 21 Section 1

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  • 1. 
    Great Britain controlled which of the following areas?
    • A. 

      Thailand

    • B. 

      Indo-China

    • C. 

      Burma

    • D. 

      Philippines

  • 2. 
    Which of the following remained free from European control?
    • A. 

      Thailand

    • B. 

      Indo-China

    • C. 

      Burma

    • D. 

      Philippines

  • 3. 
    Which of the following controlled the Philippines?
    • A. 

      Spain, then France

    • B. 

      Great Britain, then Spain

    • C. 

      Spain, then the United States

    • D. 

      Great Britain, then France

  • 4. 
    A believer in Social Darwinism would MOST agree with which of the following?
    • A. 

      Christianity should be taught to natives

    • B. 

      Representative government should be introduced gradually into the colonies

    • C. 

      It is natural for inferior natives to be dominated by more powerful Europeans

    • D. 

      All races are equal in ability

  • 5. 
    Which of the following represents the most cost-effective way of managing a colony?
    • A. 

      Direct Rule

    • B. 

      Indirect Rule

  • 6. 
    The use of local officials to maintain control of a colony is called
    • A. 

      Direct Rule

    • B. 

      Indirect Rule

  • 7. 
    In areas were local rulers resisted colonization, the European powers resorted to
    • A. 

      Direct Rule

    • B. 

      Indirect Rule

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would most often be more popular among the natives?
    • A. 

      Direct Rule

    • B. 

      Indirect Rule

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are reasons for the European powers colonizing Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      To gain access to Chinese markets

    • B. 

      To exploit natural resources

    • C. 

      To compete with other European nations

    • D. 

      To "civilize" Asia

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Colonial economies in Southeast Asia were purposely focused on
    • A. 

      Industrial activity (factories)

    • B. 

      Natural resources

    • C. 

      Service industries

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was a "buffer state" between France and British holdings in Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      Burma

    • B. 

      Indo-China

    • C. 

      Thailand

    • D. 

      Singapore

  • 12. 
    Which of the following led a resistance movement against the United States in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      George Dewey

    • B. 

      King Mongkut

    • C. 

      King Chulalongkorn

    • D. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

  • 13. 
    Colonial plantations most often resulted in
    • A. 

      Increased economic opportunities for natives

    • B. 

      Low wages, dangerous conditions, and and high taxes

    • C. 

      Advancements for native culture

    • D. 

      An explosion of learning for the natives

  • 14. 
    Which of the following defeated the Spanish at Manila Bay?
    • A. 

      Commodore Matthew Perry

    • B. 

      Commodore George Dewey

    • C. 

      Emilio Aginaldo

    • D. 

      King Mongkut

  • 15. 
    The idea that it was the duty of the Europeans to bring civilization to Asia and Africa was known as
    • A. 

      Social Darwinism

    • B. 

      The "white man's burden"

    • C. 

      Social Gospel Theory

    • D. 

      The Gospel of Wealth

  • 16. 
    The first European colony in Southeast Asia was established as
    • A. 

      Burma

    • B. 

      Indo-China

    • C. 

      Singapore

    • D. 

      Myanmar

  • 17. 
    Which of the following resisted European control of Southeast Asia at some time or another?
    • A. 

      The rising middle class

    • B. 

      Local rulers

    • C. 

      Peasants

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    True or False:  Western powers feared giving power to natives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A ___________ is a political unit that depends on another government for its protection.
  • 20. 
    ________ is the extension of a nation's power over other lands.
  • 21. 
    __________ is a system were local elites ere removed from power and replaced with a new set of officials brought from the mother country.
  • 22. 
    ___________ is a system were local rulers were allowed to retain their positions of authority and status in a new colonial setting.