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- Karl Marx
- Sokoto Caliphate
- Victorian Age
- a (1818 - 1883) German journalist and philosopher, founder of a certain branch of socialism. He is known for his two books: Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848) and Das Kapital (Vols. 1-III, 1867 - 1894). Spent most of his life in England and collaborated with another socialist, Friedrich Engels. They combined German philosophy, French revolutionary ideas, and knowledge of British industrial conditions for a call to socialism and communism.
- b The indigenous population of New Zealand who practiced hunting, fishing, and simple forms of agriculture, which their Polynesian ancestors had introduced around 1200. Were very vulnerable to unfamiliar diseases brought by the British and died very quickly - quickly outnumbered and dominated by the British settler population.
- c A political ideology that emphasizes the civil rights of citizens, representative government, and the protection of private property. This ideology, derived from the Enlightenment, was especially popular among the property-owning middle classes of Europe and North America.
- d The reign of Queen Victoria of Great Britain (r. 1837-1901). The term is also used to describe late 19th century society, with its rigid moral standards and sharply differentiated roles for men and women and for middle-class and working-class people.
- e A large Muslim state founded in 1809 in what is now northern Nigeria. Founded by Usuman dan Fodio, who wanted to reform Muslim practices, and created from the Hausa states. Became centers of Islamic learning and reform, and sold many captives into the slave trade.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The process of reforming political, military, economic, social, and cultural traditions in imitation of the early success of Western societies, often with regard for accommodating local traditions in non-Western societies. Ethiopia and Egypt underwent this process in the very early 1800's.
- The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government. Its goal was to create a powerful and efficient system of government, backed by military power.
- 19th century idea in Western societies that men and women, especially of the middle class, should have clearly differentiated roles in society: women as wives, mothers, and homemakers; men as breadwinners and participants in business and politics
- (1884-1885) Meeting that German chancellor Otto von Bismarck called to set rules for the partition of Africa. It led to the creation of the Congo Free State under King Leopold II of Belgium.
- Between 1836 and 1839 parties of Afrikaners embarked on a ________, leaving British-ruled Cape Colony for the fertile high veld (plateau) to the north that two decades of Zulu wars had depopulated. It laid the foundation of three new settler colonies in Southern Africa.
5 True/False Questions
Anarchists → Revolutionaries who wanted to abolish all private property and governments, usually by violence, and replace them with free associations of groups.
Rammohum Roy → (1772-1833) A Western-educated Bengali froma Brahmin family, a successful administrator for the East India Company, and a student of comparative religion. His Brahmo Samaj (divine society), founded in 1828, attracted Indians who sought to reconcile the values of the West with the religious traditions of India.
Henry Morton Stanley → (1841-1904) British-American explorer of Africa, famous for his expeditions in search of Dr. David Livingstone. He helped King Leopold II establish the Congo Free State.
Legitimate trade → Between 1836 and 1839 parties of Afrikaners embarked on a ________, leaving British-ruled Cape Colony for the fertile high veld (plateau) to the north that two decades of Zulu wars had depopulated. It laid the foundation of three new settler colonies in Southern Africa.
Afrikaners → An elaborate display of political power and wealth in British Indian in the 19th century, ostensibly in imitation of the pageantry of the Mughal Empire. When Queen Victoria was proclaimed "Empress of India" in 1877 and periodically thereafter, the viceroys put on these great pageants.