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Unit IV
ReviewQuestions
1. Which of the following statements about slavery in the 19thC isfalse?A.     Cuba was one of the last American nations to abolish slavery.B.     Denmark was one of the first European nations to abolish the slave trade.C.     England’s naval power was used to restrict the slave trade.D.     By the end of the 19thC slavery was entirely abolished.E.      Russia abolished serfdom in 1861.
D
2. Which of the following statements about the Industrial Revolution in the 19thC isFALSE?A.     Worker satisfaction diminished as jobs became repetitive, unskilled, and dangerous.B.     It reduced differences between the social classes.C.     Women and children were desired in the labor force because of their subservience and size.D.     It contributed to a dramatic change or even breakdown of family and village life.E.      It triggered an economic expansion.
B
3. The artwork shown above most likely is from which period?A.           Baroque.B.           Neo-Classical.C.           Romantic.D.           Impressionism.E.           Post-Impressionism.
D
4. Which of the following societies didnotcreate or unify their peoples into a nation or new identity during the 19thand early 20thC.?TheZulus of SouthAfrica.Bismarck’s Germany.Meiji Japan.Cavour’s Italy.Toussaint’sHaiti.
C
5. What Western intellectual would have endorsed the following statement?“Historyis shaped by the available means of production and who controlled them leading to inevitable class conflict.”A)KarlMarxB) Vladimir LeninC) John LockeD) Adam SmithE) Sigmund Freud
A
6. Which of the following isnotan accurate portrayal of responses to foreign domination in the 19thC?A.     Reforms and industrialization by the Russian czars.B.     Defensive modernization by Siam and Ethiopia.C.     The Boxer andTaipingRebellions in China.D.     Japan’s isolationism under Meiji rule.E.      TheTanzimatreforms in the Ottoman Empire.
D
7. In the cartoon above who is trying to join this club?A.     ChinaB.     JapanC.     KoreaD.     ManchuriaE.      Siam
B
8. Which of the following descriptions best illustrates what kind of "club" this is?A.     ImperialistB.     SyncreticC.     LiberalD.     TotalitarianE.      Conservative
A
9. Of the following regions, which defied the common pattern of growing Western domination in the nineteenth century?A.     The Ottoman EmpireB.     Latin AmericaC.     AfricaD.     IndiaE.      Russia and Japan
E
10.   By the outbreak of World War I, which of the following African nations remained free?A.     Chad and AlgeriaB.     Liberia and NigeriaC.     Algeria and EthiopiaD.     Ethiopia and LiberiaE.      Nigeria and Chad
D
11.   Which of the following statements about India under British control isfalse?A.     It was a geographic expression rather than a unified culture.B.     It was divided by historic animosities between Hindus and Muslims.C.     Several hundred thousand British controlled millions of the Indians.D.     Labor was so necessary, that workers were not sent as coolies overseas.E.      Its agricultural production increased while industrial output decreased.
D
12. Which of the following is an accurate description of political reform in Asia in the late 19thandearly 20thcenturies?A.     Japan’s Meiji Restoration aimed at reforming and modernizing the country using traditional Shinto methods.B.     Muhammad Ali modernized Egypt without help of European advisors or experts.C.     Iran’s Constitutional Revolution tried to free it from foreign manipulation by writing a code of laws.D.MongkutandChulalongkornmodernized Siam with aid from the Japanese.E.      TheTanzimatreforms of the Ottoman Empire aimed to liberalize the economy but keep society the same.
C
13. Which of the following statements about Latin America in the late 19thC isfalse?A.Caudillosestablished dictatorships in many nations.B.     Economic booms were fueled by the export of raw materials.C.     Large landholders and urban businessmen prospered at the cost of the indigenous population and former slaves.D.     Economic dependency and manipulation by western nations was avoided.E.      Most attempts at political consolidation and union failed.
D
14. Which of the following statements concerning the development of Russia and Japan to 1900 is accurate?A.     Neither Russia nor Japan successfully industrialized prior to 1914.B.     Japan and Russia achieved economic autonomy, but failed to participate in the colonial scramble for power.C.     Russia and Japan not only industrialized by World War I, but also achieved parity with the West's economic core position in the world trade network.D.     Both Russia and Japan had programs of industrialization underway by 1914, and had some imperial activity.E.      Both staunchly resisted the Western push toward industrialization.
D
Base your answers to questions 15 and 16 on the passage below and on your knowledge of World History.“It was a town of red brick, or of brick that would have been red if the smoke and ashes had allowed it; but as matters stood it was a town of unnatural red and black like the painted face of a savage. It was a town of machinery and tall chimneys, out of which interminable serpents of smoke trailed themselves for ever and ever, and never got uncoiled. It had a black canal in it, and a river that ran purple with ill-smelling dye. . . .”— Charles Dickens,Hard Times
15. The author of this passage is describing conditions caused bytheCommercial Revolution.French Revolution.Industrial Revolution.Scientific Revolution.RussianRevolution.
C
Base your answers to questions 15 and 16 on the passage below and on your knowledge of World History.“It was a town of red brick, or of brick that would have been red if the smoke and ashes had allowed it; but as matters stood it was a town of unnatural red and black like the painted face of a savage. It was a town of machinery and tall chimneys, out of which interminable serpents of smoke trailed themselves for ever and ever, and never got uncoiled. It had a black canal in it, and a river that ran purple with ill-smelling dye. . . .”— Charles Dickens,Hard Times
16. Which problem is the subject of this passage?Economic inequality.Urban pollution.Lackof child laborlaws.Poortransportationsystems.Lackof unions.
B
17. Which of the following statements concerning the impact of the West on other civilizations is most accurate?A.     By the end of the nineteenth century, the West was the primary cause of the destruction of many global civilizations.B.     The West, dating back to the ancient world, had always been the primary cause of the destruction of other global civilizations.C.     Despite the growth of scientific knowledge and military technology through the nineteenth century, nomadic peoples continued to be the primary cause of the fall of civilizations.D.     While the West had a clearly demonstrable impact on Islam and China by the nineteenth century, the other global civilizations declined as a result of the incursion of other peoples.E.      Other civilizations were quick to Westernize.
A

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