AP World History Chapter 17
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The economic development of Latin America was heavily dependent on
Which of the following explains why industrialization first occurred in Europe?
European rulers fostered unusually close alliances with their merchant classes
Which of the following reflects an explanation for Europe's Industrial Revolution, which most historians criticize as Eurocentric and deterministic?
Unique features of European society, economy, or history gave it a long term advantage and head-start in industrializing
Which of the following arguments serves to counter the notion that European culture is inherently more suited to industry and technology?
Until about 1750, core areas of Europe, India, and China enjoyed similar levels of economic development
Which of the following has been offered as an explanation for why Britain was the first European country to industrialize?
The Scientific Revolution in Great Britain fostered technological innovation
In what way was the Industrial Revolution a global phenomenon by the end of the nineteenth century?
Even regions that failed to industrialize were impacted by industrialization
In nineteenth-century Britain, women from the laboring classes found jobs as
factory workers and domestic servants
How did the working class movement in Britain differ from the one in Russia?
It advocated a reformist program and a peaceful transition to socialism
Which of the following was a reason for the failure of socialism to take root in the United States?
The higher standard of living enjoyed by most American workers
Which of the following played a greater role in industrial development in Russia than in the United States or Western Europe?
Industrialization led to violent social revolution only in
How did contact with other civilizations contribute to Europe's Industrial Revolution?
It enabled Europe to draw disproportionately on the world's resources
Which of the following describes the situation in Latin America after independence?
Politically, the area was plagued by internal divisions, regional revolts, and international wars
Which of the following accompanied industrialization wherever it occurred in the world?
Which of the following describes how the movement toward industrialization in the nineteenth century affected Latin America?
Latin America provided the food products, raw materials, and markets for industrializing countries
Which of the following describes how the Industrial Revolution unfolded?
It began independently in only one place, Great Britain
In the eighteenth century, how did the Industrial Revolution solve an emerging energy crisis?
It introduced the use of coal, oil, and natural gas as sources of fuel
How did Britain's geography affect its Industrial Revolution?
Coal and iron ore deposits were abundant and close to each other
Which of the following was a result of the Industrial Revolution?
An increase in production in mining, manufacturing, and services
Which of the following groups benefited the most from the Industrial Revolution in nineteenth-century Britain?
The middle classes
In nineteenth-century Britain, most members of the aristocracy derived their wealth from
Which of the following made global migration an appealing option for many Europeans during the nineteenth century?
The demand for labor overseas
Which of the following describes a feature of Karl Marx's vision of the society he predicted would emerge after the collapse of capitalism?
A society without classes and conflict
Which group in the United States in the early twentieth century pressed for reforms to correct the abuses of capitalist industrialization?
What was most of the European capital invested in Latin America used to finance?
Which was the only country in Latin America to experience a nationwide revolution in the early twentieth century?
Which of the following is a phrase that has been used to describe the form of economic growth in Latin America in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries?
Which of the following was a value associated with middle-class culture in the nineteenth-century Britain?
Which of the following was a factor that pushed many Europeans to immigrate in the nineteenth century?
The decline in peasant farming in their homelands