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  1. settlement colonies
  2. Lord Charles Cornwallis
  3. sepoys
  4. presidencies
  5. Mataram
  1. a 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
  2. b Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  3. c Troops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India
  4. d Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor
  5. e the British general who commanded troops from Charleston, South Carolina. He surrendered his entire army to George Washington after the battle of Yorktown

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Western-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati
  2. Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty
  3. British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
  4. The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Boer War (1899-1902)Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners

          

  2. nabobsName given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation

          

  3. 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

          

  4. Boer RepublicsBritish general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)

          

  5. Cecil RhodesThree districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay