Newspaper distributed to the masses, when first introduced, were characterized by:
stories about sensational crimes and political scandals.
Reading material for the masses contributed to all of the following except:
censorship inflicted on publishers in Western Europe.
The rule of papal infallibility could be considered as all of the following except a:
Precursor to the syllabus of errors.
The Salif belief system held all of the following except:
Arabs should modernize themselves on the basis of a modified version of Islam.
Christian missionaries blamed Islam for all of the following except
its lack of adequate educational systems.
What was the most popular painting style in the 20th century, as judged by attendance at museums?
____suggested that the earth is much older than the Bible indicates and implied that God was not involved in the effort required to create Earth.
Cubist painters Georges Braque and _____ saw painting as an autonomous realm of art with no purpose beyond itself.
By 1900, the literacy rate hovered at about 85 percent in all of the following countries Except:
Liberals and conservatives recognized that:
minimal education was needed for orderly political behavior of new votes.
In On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin presented theories on all of the following ideas except:
the laws of heredity
Who believed that the struggle against one's fellow human beings was an ethical imperative?
Who believed that the struggle in nature demonstrated how human beings should not behave?
Thomas Henry Huxley
called for a separate Jewish state in which Jewish rights and liberties would be protected.
In London, what group excluded women from its ranks, claiming that discussion of primitive people was an unfit subject for females?
The Ethnological Society
The contagious disease acts in England were designed to:
protect men from contracting diseases from prostitutes.
In Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf did all of the following except:
delineate the difficulties of poor women in being taken seriously as intellectuals.
By 1914, which of the following were true?
British colonization touched north, south, east, and west Africa.
Which of the following statements is true concerning colonization in Asia from 1880-1914?
British dominance in Asia grew from 1880-1914
The triple alliance forged by Bismarck consisted of the following countries:
Germany, austria, Italy
According the Schlieffen Plan of 1905, which of the following was supposed to happen?
German troops would move west to ransack France and then move to the eastern front.
Initially the soviets:
allowed the provisional government to function without actually supporting it.
Shortly after seizing power, the Bolsheviks did all of the following except:
send more troops to fight Germany.
The Peace Treaty signed in Paris in 1920 between Turkey and the allies dismembered:
The Ottoman Empire
At the Versailles peace talks, Germany signed a treaty:
accepting blame for WWI and requiring Germany to pay $5 billion a year in reparations.
Russia's interventions in Ottoman lands spurred the British to coin a new word for super patriotism:
William II believed that dismissing Bismarck in 1890 would help him secure Germany's deserved "place in the _____"
If Germany had not invaded Luxembourg and ____, British opinion might have continued to favor neutrality.