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AP European History Chapter 24 The West and the World
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Settler colonies with established populations of Europeans, such as North America, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America, where Europe found outlets for population growth and its most profitable investment opportunities in the 19th century.
Two mid-nineteenth century conflicts between China and Great Britain over the British trade in opium, which was designed to "open" China to European free trade. In defeat, China gave European traders and missionaries increased protection and concessions.
The use or threat of military force to coerce a government into economic or political agreements.
Global mass migration
The mass movement of people from Europe in the nineteenth century; one reason the West's impact on the world was so powerful and many-sided.
Policies and beliefs, often influenced by nationalism, scientific racism, and mass migration, that give preferential treatment to established inhabitants over immigrants.
The late nineteenth-century drive by European countries to crate a vast political empires abroad.
Descendants of the Dutch settlers in the Cape Colony in Southern Africa.
A meeting of European leaders held in 1884 and 1885 in order to lay down some basic rules for imperialist competition in sub-Saharan Africa.
White man's burden
The idea that Europeans could and should civilize more primitive nonwhite peoples and that imperialism would eventually provide nonwhites with modern achievements and higher standards of living.
A term coined by literary scholar Edward Said to describe the way Westerners misunderstood and described colonial subjects and cultures.
The 1857 and 1858 insurrection by Muslim and Hindu mercenaries in the British army that spread throughout northern and central India before finally being crushed.
The restoration of the Japanese emperor to power in 1867, leading to a subsequent modernization of Japan.
Hundred days of reform
A series of Western-style reforms launched in 1898 by the Chinese government in an attempt to meet the foreign challenge.
A secret society that led a violent anti foreign reaction in China. They were conservative and patriotic, and they blamed China's problems on foreigners
Between 1846 and 1914, which country was the world's largest trader of agricultural products, raw materials, and manufactured goods?
Construction of what facillitated more European trade in Africa, Asia, and Latin America?
Which canal connects th Mediterranean and Red Seas?
Which canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?
In the 1880s, how were messages sent across oceans the fastest?
Transoceanic telegraph cables
In addition to Great Britain, which European countries had the most international investment?
Germany and France
Which of the following areas of colonization was not considered a neo-Europe?
Canada, Australia, Egypt, or Latin America
What drug did the British sell to the Chinese?
What island did the British take from China following a war?
What American used gunboat diplomacy to force the Japanese to trade with him?
Who became the leader of Egypt in 1805 and began a process of modernization?
Which country effectively took control of Egypt in 1882?
Between 1812 and 1932, how many people emigrated from Europe?
Which country absorbed the most European immigrants?
In addition to the United States, which country passed laws to explicitly stop Asian immigration?
Creating policies that led to preferential treatment for established inhabitants is called
By 1900, what percentage of the earth was controlled by European nations?
By 1900, what percentage of the earth was controlled by Great Britain?
The Congo was the personal property of who?
Leopold, King of Belgium
Which battle saw approximately 10,000 Muslim soldiers killed to only 28 British soldiers?
What territory did the United States take from Spain in 1898?
Who wrote The White Man's Burden?
Which colony was considered Great Britain's jewel in the crown?
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