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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

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