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During the Raj in India, the British closed Indian textile factories to prevent competition with British companies.
If the Mughal Empire had remained strong, British trade in India would have remained limited.
The Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 ensured that European leaders would respect Africans' traditional ethnic boundaries as they divided Africa.
China was Britain's most important colony, known as the "jewel of the crown".
The "Scramble for Africa" was prompted by economic interests, political competition between European powers, and cultural motives such as Europeans' belief in their own superiority.
Britain occupied Egypt to protect British interests in the Suez Canal.
The Indian National Congress was established in 1885 as a result of growing Indian nationalism.
The only Southeast Asian country to retain its independence in the 1800s was
Before 1858, British imperialism in India was carried out by the
British East India Company
Which of the following was one factor that allowed European nations to extend their control over Asia and Africa after 1800?
Military advantages such as superior weapons
What led the British government to take control of India from the British East India Company
The Sepoy Mutiny
Why did the British occupy Egypt in 1882?
To maintain access to the Suez Canal when the Egyptian government appeared unstable
Which of the following was the emperor of Ethiopia who modernized his army and defeated the Italians at the Battle of Adwa?
Study the map titled "Imperialism in Africa." Which country was the first to seize land in Africa?
Study the map titled "Imperialism in Africa." By what year had almost all of Africa been colonized?
Following the Civil War in the United States, Britain relied on India for which raw material?
Who controlled the spice trade in Southeast Asia starting in the 1600s and 1700s
The quote by Cecil Rhodes is an example of which of the following?
Which best describes political motives driving the new European imperialism in Africa?
European leaders believed that controlling colonies would gain them more respect from other leaders.
What was the immediate cause of the Sepoy Mutiny?
The requirement that Indian soldiers bite off the end of an ammunition cartridge greased with animal fat.
The process of one people ruling or controlling another
Belgian king who claimed the Congo Free State as his own
Stated that certain nations or races are more fit than others
British rule in India
Indian soldiers who fought in the British army
July 14th 1789 the Third Estate stormed the Bastille and started the French Revolution
The Third Estate included the bourgeoisie, the artisans and workers, and the peasants
Only male citizens were executed during the Reign of Terror
Napoleon Bonaparte was a brilliant military leader who could be described as ruthlessly ambitious
Napoleon was exiled once to the island of Elba and there he died of stomach cancer
The congress of Vienna restored some of the monarchies that Napoleon had eliminated.
Prince Klemens von Metternich supported freedom of religion and of the press
What event started the French Revolution
The fall of the Bastille
Why did King Louis XVI call a meeting of the Estates General to be held in spring 1789?
To get approval for new taxes
After Napoleon's exile, France became a
Europeans outside of France reacted to the execution of Louis XVI with
Which European campaign was a disaster for Napoleon?
The Russian Campaign
Throughout the Napoleonic Wars, France's greatest enemy was
Portugal refused to comply with the Continental System because
It depended on its trade with Great Britain
When the Third Estate was locked out of the Estates General they went to the ____ to stage a sit in to ask for a ____
Tennis court, Constitution
Which legislative body was in place when Napoleon seized power?
Part of the legacy of the French Revolution is that
It has inspired people to fight for their rights in other parts of the world
Which of the following was one cause of the French Revolution
The influence of Enlightenment ideas.
Using the map titled "Napoleon's Empire, 1812," which states were opposed to Napoleon in 1812?
Portugal, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Kingdom of Sardinia, Kingdom of Sicily, Montenegro, Russian Empire and Sweden
The French people welcomed Napoleon because
He promised order after the chaos of the Revolution
The rights outlined in the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen did not extend to
The Congress of Vienna
Strengthened nations surrounding France
The Continental System restricted
Trade with Great Britain
Which of the following was NOT beheaded by the Guillotine
Why did Napoleon sell the Louisiana Territory to the United States
His failure to take back Saint Domingue led him to abandon his dream of empire in the Americas.
Samuel Slater became known as the Father of American Industry after building the complex Arkwright machinery from memory at a mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Factories changed the nature of labor, as industry moved from the home to the factory
Mass production made putting together products and repairing machines much easier
Labor unions, organizations of workers that represent workers' interests, emerged in the early 1800s in Great Britain
Negative effects of industrialization included crowded, dirty cities and polluted air and water
Passengers could send telegrams to friends and family from railroad stations
By 1860, a 30,000-mile network of tracks linked the major cities of the United States
Electricity drastically changed industry and daily life more than any other technological advance of the late 1800s.
Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz invented the first automobile
After about 1825, factories began to be located near
What initially delayed the growth of industry in Germany
The lack of a central government
Which of the following natural resources was most important for the early development in industry in Great Britain
Which of the following countries was the first to industrialize
What enable the United States to industrialize rapidly
A wealth of natural resources and a large labor force
The Luddite movement emerged in order to
Oppose industrial changes that were putting weavers out of work.
What led to the growth of the middle class?
Industry's need for managers and other mid-level empolyees
How did electric power impact industry
It allowed factories to move away from water sources
How did the Model T differ from earlier automobile models
It was affordable
How did the radio differ from the telegraph
The telegraph required wires; the radio did not
The device described in the passage from the New York Herald was invented by
Invented the telegraph machine
Invented the first power plant for electricity
Invented the telephone
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison's rival who wanted electricity to be free
Invented the first electric motor
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