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5 Matching questions

  1. British raj
  2. white racial supremacy
  3. Great Trek
  4. Boer Republics
  5. Boer War (1899-1902)
  1. a Fought between the British and Afrikaners; British victory and postwar policies left the African population of south Africa under Afrikaner control
  2. b Belief in the inherent superiority of whites over the rest of humanity; peaked in the period before world war I
  3. c 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
  4. d The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.
  5. e Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  2. Zulu defeat of a British army; one of the few indigenous victories over 19th-century European armies
  3. Hawaiian prince; with British backing he created a unified kingdom by 1810; promoted the entry of Western ideas in commerce and social relations
  4. Name given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation
  5. 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 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Captain James CookEnglish navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

          

  3. MataramKingdom 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. tropical dependenciesThree districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay

          

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