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World Civ Final
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Why was King Leopold II's rule particularly cruel?
He cut off the natives hands!
The French Revolution began in
How did the Battle of Trafalgar affect Napoleons Empire?
ended his plans to invade Britain
The Russians employed what strategy during the French invasion of Russia?
scorched earth policy
What is the name of the document passed by the National Assembly?
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizens
At the end of World War II, the British decided to partition the Indian subcontinent into the nations of India and Pakistan. What was a primary reason for this division?
Religious differences had led to conflicts between Hindus and Muslims.
What resource did Britain want from India?
What two fundamental principles of the French Revolution were incorporated into the Napoleonic Code?
The equality of all male citizens before the law and the absolute security of wealth and private property
Why was India called the "jewel in the crown"?
It was the most valuable of all Britain's colonies.
All of the following occurred after King Louis and Marie Antoinette tried to flee France EXCEPT:
The king and queen were able to successfully escape France and found refuge in the Austrian-owned Netherlands
What is the movement of people from rural to urban areas called?
Why were the Sepoys offended by the new weapons that used animal fat to grease the gun cartridges?
Most Sepoys were Muslim or Hindu and their religions had specific rules about cows and pigs
What geographic condition contributed to the defeat of Napoleon's troops during the invasion of Russia?
The purpose of Mohandas Gandhi's actions such as the Salt March and the textile boycott was to
draw attention to critical issues
Why was voting in the Estates General unfair
each estate got the same number of votes
This individual demanded equal political rights for women from the new French National Assembly, wrote Declaration of the Rights of Woman & Female Citizen, and ultimately fell victim to the guillotine.
Olympe de Gouges
Due to inventions like the seed drill, which made planting crops easier and faster, farmers migrated to the cities. What was an effect of inventions like the seed drill?
Farmers lost their jobs and moved into industrial jobs
King Leopold II ruled what European country?
Leader of the Committee of Public Safety, he and his followers tried to wipe out all traces of France's past monarchies.
What was Gandhi's plan of dealing with British Laws?
Solve problems using peaceful ways
One reason India gained its independence from Great Britain in 1947 was that
Great Britain did not have the resources
to maintain an empire after World War II
Industrialization affected the relationships between industrialized nations and non-industrialized nations because it
was the driving force behind imperialism.
One way Gandhi asked the people of India to fight peacefully was to __________ British products.
refuse to buy or use
Why did large numbers of Hindus and Muslims migrate immediately after India gained its independence?
The subcontinent was divided into countries based primarily on the location of religious majorities.
Which of the following was NOT a cause of the French Revolution?
Too much power in the hands of the Third Estate
Why was trade with China particularly important to Great Britain?
The British sourced tea from China
What happened as a result of the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885?
Europeans divided Africa into colonies without consulting African leaders.
What occurred during the Hundred Days in France?
Napoleon returned from exile in Elba to rule France briefly.
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