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Cecil Rhodes was
a leading British imperialist who founded a colony in Africa.
Who said, "We are the finest race in the world and the more of the world we inhabit, the better it is for the human race"?
The author of The White Man's Burden was
Rudyard Kipling's poem, The White Man's Burden, was actually meant to inspire the Americans to colonize
The Suez Canal was essential for
British control over India.
The battle of Omdurman
opened the door for British colonial rule in Sudan.
Submarine cables linked all parts of the British empire throughout the world by
The most important figures in the uprising in 1857 in India were
disgruntled sepoy troops.
The term Great Game refers to
the Russian push into central Asia.
In 1824, Thomas Stamford Raffles founded the port of
Between 1859 and 1893, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos all fell under the control of
By 1900, the only part of southeast Asia not under European imperial rule was
The chief victim of late nineteenth-century European imperialistic expansion was
The Scottish minister who, while searching for suitable missionary posts, traveled through much of central and southern Africa was
The Congo Free State was established in the 1870s by
The Boers were
Dutch settlers in South Africa.
The Berlin Conference
devised the ground rules for the European colonization of Africa.
New South Wales in Australia started as
a settlement for convicts.
The Treaty of Waitangi
placed the Maori under British protection.
Which matching of imperial power and colony is not correct?
United States and Fiji
The Monroe Doctrine
worked as a justification for U.S. intervention in western hemispheric affairs.
After the overthrow of Queen Lili'uokalani in 1893, the United States took over
The United States occupied Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines after its victory in
the Spanish-American War.
Emilio Aguinaldo led an uprising in
the Philippines against the United States.
The "Roosevelt Corollary" strengthened U.S. military and economic claims in which area of the world?
those territories lying in the western hemisphere to the south of the United States
In 1876, Korea was forced to accept an unequal trading treaty by
The Sino-Japanese War began with a dispute over
Japan became a major imperial power after its victory in the
By the late nineteenth century, the world's leading producer of cotton was
Under British control, Ceylon became a major producer of
Between 1800 and 1914, how many Europeans migrated overseas?
In the nineteenth century, the majority of indentured laborers came from
The Maji Maji rebellion occurred in
Tanganyika against the Germans.
The author of the Essay on the Inequality of the Human Races was
Count Joseph Arthur de Gobineau.
Count Joseph Arthur de Gobineau viewed Europeans as
intelligent and morally superior to all other peoples in the world.
The social Darwinists believed that
powerful nations were meant to dominate weaker societies.
The term social Darwinism is associated with
In regard to imperialism, the Japanese and Americans
proved to be just as racist as the Europeans.
Ram Mohan Roy was responsible for
trying to create a society based on European science and devotional Hinduism.
Which of the following was not one of the core beliefs of Ram Mohan Roy?
The sati must remain as a symbol of India's long history and spiritual priority.
Which of the following reasons account for the large number of languages that have become extinct during the period from 1500 to 2000?
Both increased contact among formerly isolated groups and increased human migrations into already populated areas of the earth are correct.
The most important Indian reform group, founded in 1885, was the
Indian National Congress.
In 1906, the Indian National Congress
joined forces with the All-India Muslim League.
In response to Indian resistance, the British in 1909
allowed wealthy Indians to elect representatives to local legislative councils.
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