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Who brutally conquered the Congo Basin?

King Leopold II

At what meeting did the great European powers meet to divide up Africa?

The Berlin Conference

Who was the famous explorer/writer/missionary who trekked through the interior of Africa?

Dr. David Livingstone

What did China call themselves before the Europeans arrived?

The Middle Kingdom

What product did the British trade for tea in China?


Which leader refused to reform their nation and was divided into Spheres of Influence by Europe?

Empress Cixi

When the common people of Chine got tired of the westerners they started the...?

Taiping Rebellion

Which leader created the first republic of China but was overthrown shortly after?

Sun Yixian

Japan's rapid industrialization was begun under the leadership of...?

Emperor Meiji

The US gained the Philippines during the...?

Spanish American War

Australia was an example of a...?

penal colony

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