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British control over South Africa, French control over Indochina, and Spanish control over Mexico are examples of
a) isolationism
b) appeasement
c) nonalignment
d) imperialism

In the past, European nations have conquered other lands, made them into colonies, and controlled their economies. Which term refers to the situation described in this statement?
a) socialism
b) isolationism
c) imperialism
d) monotheism

“Yesterday, your ambassador petitioned my ministers regarding your trade with China…our Celestial Empire possesses all things in great abundance and lacks no product within its own borders.“ Which foreign policy did the Emperor of china prefer?
a) maintaining economic isolation
b) expanding foreign trade
c) increasing international interdependence
d) developing into a colonial power

The Boxer Rebellion of the early 20th century was an attempt to
a) eliminate poverty among the Chinese peasants
b) bring western-style democracy to China
c) restore trade between China and European nations
d) remove foreign influences from China

During the 19th century, Europeans were able to divide China in Spheres of Influence mainly because the
a) Chinese were eager to adopt western culture
b) Europeans had technologically superior military forces
c) Europeans were willing to adopt Chinese customs
d) Chinese lacked raw materials and resources

The Sepoy Mutiny in India, the Boxer Rebellion in China, and the Islamic Revolution in Iran were similar in that they
a) restored power to the hereditary monarchies
b) attempted to reject the traditional cultures in these countries
c) resisted foreign influence in these countries
d) reestablished the power of religious leaders

The 19th century term “White Man’s Burden” reflects the idea that
a) Asians and Africans were equal to Europeans
b) Asians and Africans would be grateful for European help
c) imperialism was opposed by most Europeans
d) Europeans had a responsibility to improve the lives of the colonial peoples

After 1880, European nations sought colonies in Africa primarily because the Europeans were
a) in need of land for their surplus populations
b) competing of raw materials and markets
c) determined to bring Christianity to the Moslem world
d) interested in completing their geographic knowledge of the world

Which is an accurate statement about the partitioning of Africa by European imperialist nations during the 1800’s?
a) new nations were based on old tribal boundaries
b) the cultural and ethnic diversity of the African people was disregarded
c) the continent was divided equally among the colonial powers
d) African unity was encouraged

A primary purpose for building the Suez Canal was to
a) encourage Jewish settlement in nearby Palestine
b) increase trade between the Middle East, Europe and Asia
c) reduce the time needed for travel between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
d) allow Indian merchants to reach the east coast of Africa

In the past, European nations have conquered other lands, made them into colonies, and controlled their economies. This statement describes a situation that resulted from the
a) industrialization of Europe and the need for raw materials
b) desire of Europeans to spread communism throughout the world
c) European belief in human rights for all people
d) requests of developing nations for modern machines and technology

During the 1840’s, China signed “unequal treaties” with Western nations mainly because
a) China had won the Opium War
b) Western nations had superior military technology
c) leaders in China favored expansion
d) China had requested economic assistance from the West

Throughout the 1800’s, an increased need for both raw materials and new markets for manufactured goods led various European nations to pursue policies of
a) imperialism
b) socialism
c) isolationism
d) communism

During the 18th and 19th centuries, increased contact between European and the continents of Africa, Asia, and South America resulted in
a) closer cultural cooperation between Europe and these continents
b) the exploitation of the labor and resources of these continents
c) a return to the political and economic systems of feudal Europe
d) preservation of the rights of the indigenous peoples

Take up the White Man’s burden— Send forth the best ye breed Go bind your sons to exile To serve your captives’ need; -Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden” The phrase “White Man’s burden” in this excerpt refers to the
a) negative attitude of Europeans toward peoples of the non-Western world
b) advantages Europeans would gain by colonizing Africa, Asia, and Latin America
c) positive role of the Roman Catholic Church in Africa and Asia
d) challenges non-Europeans faced when trading with the Europeans

Both the French and the British were interested in controlling Egypt in the mid-19th century because Egypt had
a) control of the spice trade
b) an industrial-based economy
c) vital mineral resources
d) a strategic location

The results of the Opium War (1839-1842) indicate that China was
a) still a major military power
b) not strong enough to resist Western demands
c) rapidly building a modern industrial economy
d) accepting Western nations as equal trading partners

During the 18th and 19th centuries, Europeans improved roads and bridges and built railroads in their colonies primarily to
a) provide jobs for the colonists
b) obtain raw materials needed for industrialization
c) impress the colonists with their technological knowledge
d) help missionaries spread Christianity

Compared to other peoples of the world we have the greatest (largest) population and our civilization is four thousand years old…Today we are the poorest and weakest nation in the world - Which events formed the basis for this statement?
a) Opium War and Boxer Rebellion
b) Mau Mau uprising and adoption of apartheid
c) Sepoy Mutiny and the Salt March
d) Haitian Revolution and Cortes’ march on Mexico City

One result of British colonialism in India was that India
a) adopted a parliamentary system of government
b) developed religious unity
c) supported Western foreign policies in the United Nations
d) created programs to increase its population

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