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  1. sepoys
  2. Isandhlwana (1879)
  3. Cecil Rhodes
  4. tropical dependencies
  5. Lord Charles Cornwallis
  1. a the British general who commanded troops from Charleston, South Carolina. He surrendered his entire army to George Washington after the battle of Yorktown
  2. b Western European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations
  3. c Born in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism
  4. d Zulu defeat of a British army; one of the few indigenous victories over 19th-century European armies
  5. e Troops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.
  2. Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  3. Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners
  4. Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty
  5. Western-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati

5 True/False questions

  1. Great TrekKingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java

          

  2. Captain James CookKingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java

          

  3. Matarama port city in northeastern Brazil

          

  4. White dominionsThree districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay

          

  5. KamehamehaHawaiian prince; with British backing he created a unified kingdom by 1810; promoted the entry of Western ideas in commerce and social relations