The Height Of Imperialism (Wh) Ch21

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The Height Of Imperialism (Wh) Ch21

Students will evidence their knowledge and understanding of the height of imperialism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ________ controlled land and business in Latin America but were regarded as second-class citizens by European officials there.
    • A. 

      Penninsulares

    • B. 

      Creoles

    • C. 

      Mestizos

    • D. 

      Caudillos

  • 2. 
    The British East India Company hired Indian soldiers called _______ to protect its interest in India.
    • A. 

      Caudillos

    • B. 

      Viceroys

    • C. 

      Mestizos

    • D. 

      Sepoys

  • 3. 
    A political unit that depends on another government for protection is known as _______.
    • A. 

      A colony

    • B. 

      An annex

    • C. 

      A protectorate

    • D. 

      A territory

  • 4. 
    The Boers fought with many _______ people, especially the Zulu of South Africa.
    • A. 

      Imperialist

    • B. 

      Indigenous

    • C. 

      Colonial

    • D. 

      Racist

  • 5. 
    Unlike earlier imperialism, which desire became a motive for the new imperialism of the late nineteenth century?
    • A. 

      To control large territories directly

    • B. 

      To trade with faraway lands

    • C. 

      To set up colonies in other lands

    • D. 

      To convert primitive people to Christianity

  • 6. 
    What nation forced Vietnam to become its protectorate to prevent a rival power from expanding in the region?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Netherlands

  • 7. 
    Which of the following connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas?
    • A. 

      Panama Canal

    • B. 

      Dardanelles

    • C. 

      Bosporus

    • D. 

      Suez Canal

  • 8. 
    Who were the Afrikaners?
    • A. 

      The caudillos

    • B. 

      The Zulu

    • C. 

      The Boers

    • D. 

      The Tutsi

  • 9. 
    Which country ruled its African possessions through direct rule?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Poland

  • 10. 
    What colony did Queen Victoria consider her "Jewel in the Crown"?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Burma

    • D. 

      New England

  • 11. 
    Which famous leader used nonviolent resistance to help win independence for India?
    • A. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • B. 

      G.S. Aiyar

    • C. 

      Mohandas Gandhi

    • D. 

      Balwantrao Gangadhar Tilak

  • 12. 
    Who led his forces over the Andes, surprising Spanish troops and winning independence for Chile?
    • A. 

      Simon Bolivar

    • B. 

      Miguel Hidalgo

    • C. 

      Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

    • D. 

      Jose de San Martin

  • 13. 
    As a result of a slave revolt led by Francois-Dominique Toussaint-Louverture, Which of the following became Latin America's first independent nation?
    • A. 

      Bolivia

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Haiti

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was a result of the Sepoy Mutiny?
    • A. 

      The rise of an Indian nationalist movement

    • B. 

      The end of British direct rule in India

    • C. 

      The end of recruiting Indian troops for the British army

    • D. 

      The return of the Mogul ruler

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a major reason why Latin American countries remained economically dependent after political independence?
    • A. 

      They imported raw materials and exported finished goods.

    • B. 

      They grew food instead of cash crops.

    • C. 

      They built factories instead of boosting farm production.

    • D. 

      They exported raw materials and imported finished goods.

  • 16. 
     "Europeans have a moral responsibility to civilize primitive people." This statement best expresses which of the following concepts?
    • A. 

      Social Darwinism

    • B. 

      Nationalism

    • C. 

      The "white man's burden"

    • D. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

  • 17. 
    A common phrase in the nineteenth century was "the sun never sets on the _______ empire." To which country in the chart does this phrase refer?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 18. 
    Use this map to determine why the Panama Canal is important to the United States.
    • A. 

      It is the only way to get from New York City to San Francisco.

    • B. 

      It makes travel by sea from New York to San Francisco Possible.

    • C. 

      It connects the east and west coasts of the United States to Latin American ports.

    • D. 

      It shortens the sailing distance between the east and west coasts of the United States by many thousands of miles.

  • 19. 
    Analyze this chart to answer the question that follows.  Base your answer on the chart and on your knowledge of world history.
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Righteous indignation

    • B. 

      Despair

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Appreciation for their Spanish heritage

    • E. 

      A and D only

    • F. 

      B and C only

    • G. 

      A and C only