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30 Cards in this Set

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The Chinese gave Hong Kong to Great Britain as a result of the
Opium War.
Extraterritorialism refers to the
right of a foreign power to try its own subjects for crimes committed in a foreign country.
The confrontation between Japan and Western powers in the 1850s led to the
abolition of the Tokugawa shoguns.
The main reason Japan agreed so quickly to the terms offered by Matthew Perry was
they lacked the technology to defeat the United States.
Because foreigners were excluded from Japan and Japanese citizens were forbidden to return from abroad during the seventeenth century, we can conclude that the
Japanese wanted to avoid foreign influence.
The British appointed the first governor-general of India in the late 1700s
after the British East India Company gained control of India.
A major factor in the success that European imperialists experienced in gaining colonies during the 1800s was the
level of technology the Europeans possessed.
What eighteenth-century colony sought recognition and equality at the same time as Australia and New Zealand?
Because world markets that created a need for resources from far-off places also created an immigration of Europeans to these lands, the typical immigrant was a(n)
farmer or an artisan.
The quality that imperialists most sought in a colony was a(n)
source of profit.
The end of Asian supremacy in Asian seas during the 1800s was caused by the
development of steam engines and steel ships
The development of a world market was aided by all of the following except
the decline of imperialism.
The French entry into North Africa in 1830 was triggered by
. a dispute over money.
The late-nineteenth-century scramble for African territories was sparked by the
involvement of Belgium and Germany in Africa
The purpose of the Berlin Conference was to
lay down rules for the division of Africa between the colonial nations.
The two African peoples that succeeded in remaining free from foreign rule into the twentieth century were the Liberians and the
The Fashoda incident concerned the
British and the French.
The Great Trek was a nineteenth-century
emigration movement
African colonies were expected to be profitable. Which one of the following methods was not a way to obtain wealth from the African colonies?
construction of heavy industry
A similarity between British rule in India and its rule in South Africa during the nineteenth century was that the British
treated the native inhabitants as inferiors.
The Indian National Congress was
an organization that worked for changes in British policy.
When the Europeans arrived in India during the 1500s, the Mogul Empire had conquered most of
northern India.
In the nineteenth century, foreign powers were mainly interested in China
as a source of trade and an investment opportunity.
Russia took advantage of China's weakness in 1911 and gained control over a vast area of __________ China.
A ten-year treaty of alliance between an Asian nation and a Western power linked
Japan and Britain.
The diffusion of Western culture into Asian and African cultures has not
lowered their health standards
The first European settlers to have a major impact on Africa were
Colonial rule set in motion the modernization of much of Africa. When local inhabitants began to receive a European education, they began to desire a change because
as they became more educated, the Africans began to question their treatment.
Gideon Lang sought better treatment for the Australian aborigines by appealing for help from the
Both Joseph Chamberlain and Leonard Woolf were members of the British government. Their feelings regarding imperialism indicate that the British
were split over the value of British imperialism.