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Impact of Agricultural Rev on England

The Agricultural Revolution in England caused the population to boom and technology to advance because food was available to more people than ever before causing a higher mortality rate.

Impact of the Irish Potato Famine

The Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s was the famine in Ireland that caused many Irish to migrate to the US and other modern countries.

Several reasons for mass migrations

Mass migrations may occur because of famines, droughts, corrupt governments/leaders, natural disasters, or disease.

How did the Opium Wars affect the relationship between the West and China

The Opium wars were when Great Britain sold an addictive drug called Opium to China and because they became addicted to the drug and then in turn couldn’t stop buying it from Great Britain. This caused a tattered and broken relationship between China and the West.

What were the results of Commodore Matthew Perry's voyages to Japan

Matthew Perry’s voyages to Japan caused Japan to be forced to sign a treaty.

Significance of Karl Marx's beliefs

Karl Marx’s beliefs caused rise to communism, one of the most infamous government systems to this day, and essentially brought rise to Stalin and the Soviet Union.

laissez-faire capitalism

laissez-faire capitalism is the the economic system the the US uses which means transactions are free from the government, a free market society.

How were railroads important to the Industrial Revolution

Railroads were important to the Industrial Revolution because they allowed movement of people and ideals from one place to another much, much, much faster than anything before.

What are Spheres of Influence

Spheres of Influence are countries surrounded by a superpower that are heavily influenced by the superpower, maybe to make decisions etc.

What was the result of the Meiji Restoration

The Meiji Restoration of Japan allowed for Japan to become an industrialized nation.

What is nationalism

nationalism is the feeling of pride toward one’s country and/or culture.

Examples of nationalism as a unifying force and a dividing force

Some examples of nationalism are the bringing together of Italy into one country and the splitting up of the Ottoman Empire into many individual countries.

Identify Otto von Bismark and Giuseppe Garibaldi

Otto von Bismarck helped to unify one German state called Germany and Giuseppe Garibaldi helped to unify Italy.

Why did the Industrial Revolution begin in England

The Industrial revolution started in England because of its natural resources, had enough people, and enough money.

Name some social reform that happened in Western Europe in the 1800s

Some social reforms that took place in Western Europe are women’s rights and the abolition of slavery.

What is Social Darwinism

Social Darwinism is the applied biological concepts of natural selection and survival of the fittest to sociology and politics.

What is Imperialism

Imperialism is the domination of one country by another.

Native peoples reaction to imperialism in South Africa, India, and China

When South Africa was beginning to be Imperialised they either industrialised or they were dominated, 2 countries avoided being imperialised in South Africa.

What new nations formed in Europe after WW1

Austria, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia were formed after WW1.

Why was the Balkan Peninsula know as the "Powder Keg of Europe"

The Balkan Peninsula was known as the “Powder Keg of Europe” because their was so much conflict going on there that eventually tensions would explode.

Define Trench, Guerrilla, Nuclear, and Atomic

Trench- a long narrow ditch Guerilla- a small group fighting usually against a larger force Nuclear- involving Atomic weapons Biologic- use of poisonous gas/toxins to kill the enemy

What is Interdependence

Interdependence is being mutually reliant on each other.