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  1. Mataram
  2. presidencies
  3. Great Trek
  4. tropical dependencies
  5. Boer Republics
  1. a Movement of Boer settlers in Cape Colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal
  2. b Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners
  3. c Western European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations
  4. d Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  5. e Kingdom 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Name given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation
  2. Troops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India
  3. Colonies in which European settlers made up the overwhelming majority of the population; small numbers of native inhabitants were typically reduced by disease and wars of conquest; typical of British holdings in North America and Australia with growing independence in the 19th century
  4. Battle between the troops of the British east India company and an Indian army under siraj-ud-daula, ruler of Bengal; British victory gave them control of northeast India
  5. Fought between the British and Afrikaners; British victory and postwar policies left the African population of south Africa under Afrikaner control

5 True/False questions

  1. Natala port city in northeastern Brazil

          

  2. Robert CliveBritish general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)

          

  3. 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

          

  4. British rajKingdom 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

          

  5. Lord Charles Cornwallisthe British general who commanded troops from Charleston, South Carolina. He surrendered his entire army to George Washington after the battle of Yorktown