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5 Matching questions

  1. nabobs
  2. Boer War (1899-1902)
  3. Natal
  4. Robert Clive
  5. Cecil Rhodes
  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 a port city in northeastern Brazil
  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 British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
  5. e Name given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
  2. 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
  3. 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. 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. Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty

5 True/False questions

  1. Boer RepublicsIndependent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners

          

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

          

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

          

  5. Lord Charles CornwallisIndependent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners