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5 Matching questions

  1. Cecil Rhodes
  2. sepoys
  3. Captain James Cook
  4. white racial supremacy
  5. Robert Clive
  1. a Troops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India
  2. b British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
  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 Belief in the inherent superiority of whites over the rest of humanity; peaked in the period before world war I
  5. e English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners
  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. 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. Name given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

  2. Boer War (1899-1902)Fought between the British and Afrikaners; British victory and postwar policies left the African population of south Africa under Afrikaner control

          

  3. princely statesMovement 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. Matarama port city in northeastern Brazil

          

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