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Imperialism Test

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  • Q1
    What is imperialism?
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    "stronger" nations taking over "weaker" nations
    a colony has its own government but the imperialist nation has a final say in important matters
    a colony that is protected by the military of the imperialist nation
    an area where the imperialist nation has exclusive rights and privileges for trade
    30s
  • Q2
    How did the Industrial Revolution lead to imperialist nations conquering huge empires?
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    imperialist nations wanted military bases strategically spread around the globe
    Taking over a country for natural materials or new markets for the mother country to make money.
    Imperialist nations felt it was their duty to spread their culture to "less civilized" areas
    30s
  • Q3
    Political motive for imperialism
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    Taking over a country for natural materials or new markets for the mother country to make money.
    Taking over to gain military or political power or add more land to the mother country's empire
    Imperialist nations felt it was their duty to spread their culture to "less civilized" areas
    30s
  • Q4
    How did nationalism lead to imperialist nations wanting to conquer huge empires?
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    Taking over a country for natural materials or new markets for the mother country to make money.
    Imperialist nations felt it was their duty to spread their culture to "less civilized" areas
    imperialist nations wanted military bases strategically spread around the globe
    30s
  • Q5
    direct rule
    an area where the imperialist nation has exclusive rights and privileges for trade
    when a colony has its own government but the mother country has a final say in important matters
    a colony that is protected by the military of the imperialist nation
    the colony is completely controlled by the imperialist nation
    30s
  • Q6
    What is indirect rule?
    when a colony has its own government but the imperialist nation has the final say in important matters
    an area where the imperialist nation has exclusive rights and privileges to trade
    when a strong nation controls the government and/or economy of a weaker nation
    where a colony is completely controlled by the imperialist nation
    30s
  • Q7
    What is a protectorate?
    an area where the imperialist nation has exclusive rights and privileges for trade
    a colony that is protected by the military of the imperialist nation
    when a colony has its own government but the imperialist nation has a final say in important matters
    when a colony is completely controlled by the imperialist nation
    30s
  • Q8
    Oceania
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    Australia and the surrounding islands
    Australia
    Africa
    Africa and the surrounding islands
    30s
  • Q9
    imperialist nation
    the nation that controls a weaker nation
    30s
  • Q10
    What is a sphere of influence?
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    an area where the imperialist nation has exclusive privileges for trade
    when a colony has its own government but the imperialist nation has a final say in important matters
    a colony that is protected by the military of the imperialist nation
    when a strong nation controls the government and/or economy of a weaker nation
    30s
  • Q11
    Explain the meaning of the phrase "the sun never sets on the British empire"
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    Great Britain's empire stretched all over the world, so it was never dark in all areas of Britain's empire at once.
    Great Britain only owned colonies in areas where it is sunny
    it is always night time in Great Britain
    It is always sunny in Great Britain
    30s
  • Q12
    location of Boxer Rebellion
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    Africa
    Cuba
    China
    India
    30s
  • Q13
    location of Sepoy Rebellion
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    Cuba
    China
    Africa
    India
    30s
  • Q14
    location of Zulu War
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    South Asia
    China
    India
    South Africa
    30s
  • Q15
    event that made USA an imperialist nation
    Spanish-American War
    the Boxer Rebellion
    the Sepoy Rebellion
    the Zulu War
    30s

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