The Height Of Imperialism, 1800-1914 Chapter 21 A

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The Height of imperialism, 1800-1914 Chapter 21 A


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  • 1. 
    The moral responsibility of Europeans to civilize primitive peoples
    • A. 

      Indian Natiotional Congress

    • B. 

      First War of independence

    • C. 

      "white man's burden"

  • 2. 
    Leader of a movement for independence in the Philippines
    • A. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

    • B. 

      Benito Juarez

    • C. 

      Shaka

  • 3. 
    Ottoman officer who seized power in Egypt and established a separate Egyptian state 
    • A. 

      Muhammad Ali

    • B. 

      Henry Stanley

    • C. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

  • 4. 
    Talented ruler who carved out an empire for the Zulu people
    • A. 

      Dewey

    • B. 

      Raffles

    • C. 

      Shaka

  • 5. 
    Indian revolt known to the British as the Sepoy Mutiny
    • A. 

      The Indian National Congress

    • B. 

      First War of Independence

    • C. 

      Europeans Conquered Africa

  • 6. 
    Group that called for a share in the governing process of India 
    • A. 

      The French revolution

    • B. 

      Ottoman Officer

    • C. 

      Indian National Congress

  • 7. 
    Indian author who worked for human dignity, world peace, and the mutual understanding and union of East and West
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      Santa Anna

    • C. 

      Sir Stamford Raffles

  • 8. 
    Led the revolt in the french colony of Saint Domingue
    • A. 

      Jose de San Martin

    • B. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

    • C. 

      Francois-Dominique Toussaint-Louverture

  • 9. 
    Hailed as one of the "Liberators of South America"
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      Jose de San Martin

    • C. 

      Shaka

  • 10. 
    Brought liberal reforms to Mexico, including land distribution to the poor
    • A. 

      David Livingston

    • B. 

      Henry Stanley

    • C. 

      Benito Juarez

  • 11. 
    Who established the colony of Singapore?
    • A. 

      Sir Stamford Raffles

    • B. 

      King kut

    • C. 

      Commodore George Dewey

    • D. 

      King Chulalongkorn

  • 12. 
    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. 

      Colonial rule

    • C. 

      Direct rule

    • D. 

      Queenbury rule

  • 13. 
    Origainally sent to Africa find David Livingstone, Henry Stanley was
    • A. 

      Killed going down the Congo River.

    • B. 

      Hired by King Leopold II of Belgium.

    • C. 

      A liar and a thief.

    • D. 

      The author of many cartoons

  • 14. 
    The only free states remaining in Africa by 1914 were
    • A. 

      Liberia and Ethiopia.

    • B. 

      Nigera and Rhodesia.

    • C. 

      Egypt and Morocco.

    • D. 

      Rhodesia and Algeria.

  • 15. 
    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 deem backward.

    • D. 

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

  • 16. 
    Which of the following set up a nonviolent movement with the aim to force the British to aid the poor and grant independence to India?
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      The Indian National Congress

    • C. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

    • D. 

      Lord Thomas Macaulay

  • 17. 
    In the Latin american colonial system, who were the mestizos?
    • A. 

      Top of the social classes; held all the important positions

    • B. 

      The largest group; worked as servants and laborers

    • C. 

      Controlled land and business; regarded as second class citizens

    • D. 

      The native peoples; enslaved by the African colonist

  • 18. 
    Which of the following joined Jose de San martin's forces to complete the liberation of Peru?
    • A. 

      Agustin de Iturbide

    • B. 

      Miguel Hidalgo

    • C. 

      Montezuma

    • D. 

      Simon Bolivar

  • 19. 
    By seizing control of Mexico from Porfiririo Diaz, Francisco Madero
    • A. 

      Opened the door to a wider revolution led by Emiliano Zapata.

    • B. 

      Ended one of the most brutal dictatorships in all of history.

    • C. 

      Began a long period of peace by signing a treaty with Canda.

    • D. 

      Ended 10 years of Mexican prosperity and plunged the country into poverty once again .

  • 20. 
    As aa result of the prosperity that came from increased exports, Latin America
    • A. 

      Built bigger armies, resulting in wars in Latin America.

    • B. 

      Witnessed a growth in the middle sectors of Latin American society.

    • C. 

      Became a target of aggressive Japanese traders, who cheated the young nations in unfair trade contracts.

    • D. 

      Generally saw no need to industrialize as they already had done so.

  • 21. 
    Which European country controlled the greatest area in Africa?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      France

  • 22. 
    Which was an effect of the Europeans' conquest of Africa?
    • A. 

      Africans retained the right to rule themselves.

    • B. 

      Africans could vote.

    • C. 

      Africans worked for higher European wages.

    • D. 

      Africans were forced to adopt European customs.

  • 23. 
    The author quoted here believes that
    • A. 

      All culture are equqlly valuable.

    • B. 

      Britain will be best able to rule India if the study o Arabia and Sanskrit is encouraged

    • C. 

      Works in Sanskrit have little value.

    • D. 

      Respect should be shown to subject peoples

  • 24. 
    According to the information in the list, how long is the system of locks in the Panama Canal?
    • A. 

      20,000 feet

    • B. 

      8,000 feet

    • C. 

      12,000 feet

    • D. 

      10,000 feet

  • 25. 
    According to the passage, what is the relationship between Java and he Netherlands (the Dutch)?
    • A. 

      Java is a colony of Netherlands.

    • B. 

      Java is a colony of France.

    • C. 

      Java is a colony of Britain.

    • D. 

      Java is a colony of Spain.

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