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5 Matching questions

  1. princely states
  2. Great Trek
  3. Lord Charles Cornwallis
  4. sepoys
  5. Boer Republics
  1. a Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty
  2. b 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
  3. c Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners
  4. d the British general who commanded troops from Charleston, South Carolina. He surrendered his entire army to George Washington after the battle of Yorktown
  5. e Troops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. Belief in the inherent superiority of whites over the rest of humanity; peaked in the period before world war I
  3. Fought between the British and Afrikaners; British victory and postwar policies left the African population of south Africa under Afrikaner control
  4. Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  5. Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor

5 True/False questions

  1. Cecil RhodesBorn 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

          

  2. Robert CliveMovement 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

          

  3. Natala port city in northeastern Brazil

          

  4. Ram Mohum RoyWestern-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati

          

  5. White dominionsColonies 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