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Ch 26 & 27 His

According to the text, by the end of the nineteenth century, the strongest country in Asia was _____
the opening of the Suez Canal
By 1870, travel time between England and India was reduced to three weeks following the _____
more people than lived in all of western Europe
In 1818, the British East India Company controlled territory in India that was occupied by ____
Portuguese and the Spanish
Britain's main rivals for control of India before 1757 were the _____
the reduction of the powers of local princes
During the nineteenth century, legal changes in India under British rule included all the following except _____
troops of the British army
The Indian rebels in the Great Revolt of 1857, were ______
use of animal grease on rivals
The causes of the Great Revolt of 1857 included Indian unhappiness with ____
Indians were rules directly by British gov't & they mixed with them less.
After the Great Revolt of 1857, British rule changed in that ____
rail network
By 1870, India had the 5th largest _____ in the world.
suffering form the loss of millions of jobs
By 1900, Indian's textile industry was ____
Britain's improvement of transportation in India resulted in the spread of diseases, especially _____
In 1870, ___ of the 916 members of the Indian Civil Service was Indian.
well educated, English-speaking elite
According to the text, the Indians most upset by the systematic racism of the British were the ____
immediate Indian independence from British rule
At its founding the Indian National Congress advocated all of the following except
Dutch colonialism
The foundations of the modern Indonesian state were laid by ____
the Chinese scholar bureaucracy
After coming to power in 1802, the Nguyen dynasty of Vietnam modeled its bureaucracy on
impossible to assimilate
In the 1880s, white Americans in the United States tended to view Chinese immigrants as ____
indentured laborers
In the nineteenth century, the bulk of Indian emigrants were
The discovery of gold in California, Australia, and _____ attracted thousands of Chinese to these places.
By 1863, there were about ____ British troops in India.
by 1900, approximately 12 million Chinese were Christians
All of the following statements regarding Christian missionary work in China are true except
clashing of two imperialistic countries
The primary cause of the Russo-Japanese War was
Korea signed its first "unequal treaty" with
Paying large salaries to attract foreign experts in industry
All of the following were aspects of early Japanese industrialization except
In 1914, Canada, Australia, and almost all the nations of South America were
In the early nineteenth century, the richest silver mines in the world were found in
At the start of the nineteenth century, the upper levels of Latin America's colonial bureaucracies were dominated by
encouraged free-trade policies to make Spain more competitive
King Charles III of Spain
Creoles should not have taxation without representation.
Creole merchants who protested Spain's rule of its Latin American colonies argued that
the enhanced role of the Church in politics.
Revolutionary feelings among Latin American Creoles were sparked by all of the following except
heritage/skin color
In colonial Spanish Latin American, a person's status depended primarily upon
At the end of the colonial period, Indians accounted for as much as _____ of Latin American's population
a requirement that Indians only buy goods from Spain
The term mita refers to
The 1780-1781 rebellion led by Tupac Amaru II in Peru
After the United States, the second nation in the Western Hemisphere to gain independence was
a positive if the result was a lighter-skinned offspring
The Creole elite in Latin America viewed the racial mixing of people as
reject the authority of the Spanish Crown
The basic intent of the Creole leaders of the Latin American independence movements was to
Simon Bolivar
The greatest advocate of a continental union in South America was
In 1822, Emperor Pedro I began his rule of ____
Cuba ended slavery in 1886 and was followed in 1888 by ____
In 1911, the third-largest oil producing country in the world was
In 1920, the largest Japanese community in the world outside of Japan was in _____
Buenos Aires
By 1914, the Argentine city of ____ was one of the most cosmopolitan in the world.
the improvement of slaves was banned at the conclusion of the American Revolution
All of the following statements about slavery in the United States are true except that ____
he wanted to stop its spread in the United States
When he was elected president in 1860, Abraham Lincoln's view on slavery was that _____
In 1898, John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled _____ of the oil produced in the United States.
28 million
Between 1860 and 1914, the total number of immigrants to the United States was ____
British conquest of Canada
For French Canadians, the central event in their history was the
the fur trade
Early French settlers in Canada were attracted by
were more slowly assimilated that in the United States
In Canada around 1900, immigrants
the promise of a Transcontinental Railroad
In the mid-nineteenth century, John A. Macdonald expanded the Canadian confederation by
New South Wales
In 1770, the English explorer James Cook named Australia
300,000 people
When James Cook arrived in Australia, the native Aborigines population was about