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The Age of Imperialism (Print Quiz)

1.

One major difference between nineteenth-century imperialism and earlier empire-building was

 

(A)

Europeans actively shaped the economies and lives of the people

 

(B)

Europeans established representative governments

 

(C)

earlier empires ignored local cultures and laws

 

(D)

earlier empires relied on direct control

  

2.

One of the most troubling political legacies of colonial rule in Africa was

 

(A)

an increase in local warfare

 

(B)

the political divisions of the continent

 

(C)

the introduction of epidemic disease

 

(D)

the introduction of foreign crops

  

3.

The British took direct control of India as a result of

 

(A)

the Raj

 

(B)

the Crimean War

 

(C)

the Sepoy Mutiny

 

(D)

the Battle of Plassey

  

4.

One of the few nations in Southeast Asia to escape colonization was

 

(A)

Laos

 

(B)

Cambodia

 

(C)

Indonesia

 

(D)

Siam

  

5.

The United States annexed Hawaii

 

(A)

during the Spanish-American war

 

(B)

to protect the profits of sugar producers

 

(C)

to prevent the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani

 

(D)

to prepare the country for self-rule

  
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