World History Chapter 10: An Age Of Democracy And Progress, Set 2 Question Preview (ID: 22419)


World History Chapter 10: An Age Of Democracy And Progress, Set 2.

How was most of the territory west of Texas obtained by the United States?
a) Mexican-American War
b) Louisiana Purchase
c) Gadsden Purchase
d) Texas Annexation

In the Gadsden Purchase, the United States purchased land from
a) Mexico.
b) Spain.
c) France.
d) Great Britain.

Most Protestants opposed the idea of home rule in
a) Ireland.
b) Canada.
c) Australia.
d) New Zealand.

Queen Victoria was forced to
a) accept a less powerful role for the monarchy.
b) preside over a shrinking empire.
c) hide her love for her Scottish assistant, John Brown.
d) die without providing an heir to the throne.

The British colony originally set up as a penal colony was
a) Australia.
b) Nunavut.
c) Upper Canada.
d) Ulster.

The Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829 affected the rights of Roman Catholics who lived in
a) Ireland.
b) Canada.
c) Australia.
d) New Zealand.

The Chartist movement pressed for all of the following EXCEPT
a) universal suffrage.
b) universal male suffrage.
c) a secret ballot.
d) pay for members of Parliament.

The first country to give full voting rights to women was
a) New Zealand.
b) Australia.
c) Canada.
d) Ireland.

The Great Famine was a time of widespread starvation in Ireland caused by the destruction of
a) potato crops.
b) wheat crops.
c) sheep herds.
d) cattle herds.

The people known as the Maori are
a) a Polynesian people that settled in New Zealand.
b) French speaking Roman Catholic Canadians.
c) nomadic inhabitants of Australia.
d) inhabitants of the Arctic.

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