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WHAP Periods 5 & 6

Quiz by Jamie Pfeil

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is true about the development of world trade between 1750 and 1914?
    The United States, after the Monroe Doctrine, ruled the seas in a way similar to sixteenth-century Spain
    World trade brought greater prosperity to China and Japan
    Desire for New World raw materials made Latin American governments the wealthiest in the world
    World trade greatly benefited the West, often to the detriment of other areas
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  • Q2
    In what way were the French Revolution of 1789 and the Chinese revolt against the Qing dynasty in 1911 similar?
    Both revolutions ended in dictatorships
    Neither revolution attempted to break away into a new nation
    Neither revolution was based on Enlightenment theories
    Both Revolutions failed to meet their goals
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  • Q3
    The American and French Revolutions were similar in all of the following ways EXCEPT -
    they were initiated by issues of taxation
    they produced important documents defining similar natural rights
    they were based on Enlightenment thought
    they advocated universal male suffrage
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  • Q4
    What was unique about the Haitian Revolution at the end of the 18th century?
    It used foreign mercenaries to balance the sizes of the armies
    It closed with a full democracy in power
    It was led by slaves
    It was based on Enlightenment philosophies
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  • Q5
    Which of the following is true about the political, social, and economic atmosphere between 1750 and 1914?
    Members of the lower class led most reform movements
    Republican governments universally rose throughout the Americas
    Latin America became an economic world leader
    Both China and Mexico reacted against foreign influence
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  • Q6
    In which of the following ways was the Brazilian revolution in 1822 unique from other South American revolutions?
    The Revolution in Brazil concluded with a monarchy
    The revolution in Brazil was completely bloodless
    The revolutions in the rest of South America were begun by the middle class
    The revolutions in the rest of South America were fought in the 1700s
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  • Q7
    Which of the following did NOT contribute to European imperialism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century?
    The abolitionist movement
    Improved European weaponry
    The desire for commercial plantations
    The invention of the steam engine
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  • Q8
    All of the following are accurate descriptions of the activities of European imperialism in Asia and Africa EXCEPT -
    telegraph lines were laid to improve communications with Europe
    native peoples were not trained to use the new technologies introduced by the Europeans
    railways, roads, and other public works projects were executed
    hospitals were constructed
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  • Q9
    Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding the nationalism of the nineteenth century?
    Nationalism served as a rallying cry for African Independence movements.
    Nationalism created tolerance for diversity in the Russian Empire.
    Nationalism served as both a unifying and divisive force.
    Nationalism delayed the unification of both Italy and Germany.
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  • Q10
    Which of the following was a cause of the American Revolution?
    England's forced abolition of slavery in the American South
    Misrepresentation in Parliament and unfair taxation
    Restrictions on universal suffrage
    The British loss of territory during the French and Indian War
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  • Q11
    Which of the following was a contributing factor to the French Revolution?
    Napoleon Bonaparte's autocratic rule caused peasants to revolt.
    Enlightenment thinkers supported the concept of absolute monarchy.
    The middle class wanted better political representation.
    The Protestant clergy hoped to depose a Catholic monarch.
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  • Q12
    All of the following were liberal reforms instituted by Napoleon Bonaparte EXCEPT -
    religious freedom
    legal equality for men
    universal male suffrage
    a centralized system of secondary schools and universities
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  • Q13
    All of the following are true about the Congress of Vienna in 1815 EXCEPT -
    its goal was to make revolution impossible in the future
    it succeeded in stabilizing Europe
    it was attended by Europe's powerful nations after the end of the Napoleonic Wars
    it punished France severely for Napoleon's territorial aggression
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  • Q14
    Which of the following statements relating to the lives of Europeans by 1900 is true?
    By 1900, many in the European population lived above a subsistence level.
    The Industrial Revolution reduced class distinctions.
    Agriculture remained largely unchanged, continuing the tradition of feudalism.
    Women enjoyed new rights, though none could run for public office.
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  • Q15
    "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles." This quote comes from which philosophical tract?
    The Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen
    The Communist Manifesto
    The Magna Carta
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  • Q16
    Which of the following is true about Europe's partition of Africa in the nineteenth century?
    The United States joined European nations in a scramble for colonies.
    The slave trade was halted.
    Germany eventually controlled large portions of Africa.
    Only two African nations remained free at the beginning of the twentieth century.
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  • Q17
    Which of the following factors played the most significant role in European interest in South Africa in the late nineteenth century?
    The desire for additional sources of slaves.
    The discovery of precious metals.
    The desire for new markets for European goods.
    The need for a way station between Europe and India.
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