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  1. Durham report
  2. Queen Victoria
  3. radioactivity
  4. Berlin Conference
  5. penal colony
  1. a A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European nations agreed on rules colonization of Africa
  2. b In 1839, Lord Durham sent a report to Parliament that urged two major reforms. First, Upper and Lower Canada should be reunited as the Province of Canada, and British immigration should be encouraged. In this way, the French would slowly become part of the dominant English culture. Second, colonists in the provinces of Canada should be allowed to govern themselves in domestic matters.
  3. c A colony to which convicts are sent as an alternative to prison.
  4. d Reigned from 1837-1901 and was the longest in English history. Her sense of duty, values, and moral respectability reflected the attitudes of her age, which has ever been known as the Victorian age.
  5. e the release of energy and matter due to a change in the nucleus of an atom. Marie Curie originated the name

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1867-1934. Polish physicist and chemist. Pioneer in the field of radioactivity, and is the first and only person awarded the Nobel Prize in two different sciences.
  2. 1) Europeans technical superiority. Superior arms and the steam engine.
    2) Variety of languages and cultures of Africans discouraged unity among them.
    3) Wars faught among ethnic groups.
  3. Incident in France where a Jewish captain was tried for treason because they military was anti-Semitic, and it divided the country
  4. a scientific theory of natural selection and the survival of the fittest as applied to society and used to justify imperialism and racism
  5. English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)

5 True/False questions

  1. Louis Pasteurfamous French scientist who invented pasteurization and formulated the germ concept of disease


  2. WSPUgroup dedicated to draw attention to the cause of women's suffrage; advocated using violence if necessary


  3. imperialismThe seizure of a country or territory by a stronger country


  4. BoersDutch settlers in South Africa. "Boers" is the Dutch word for Farmers.


  5. mass culturelocal control over internal matters only