History QQ answer the q Question 1 of 5
Which of the following represents the primary areas of expansion by the Great Powers during the period of New Imperialism?
Africa and Southeast Asia
Africa and Latin America
Southeast Asia and the Caribbean
Southeast Asia and Latin America
Question 2 of 5
By establishing substantial colonies in Africa, France was able to reclaim some imperial prestige and which of the following?
Territorial control of South Africa
Trade dominance along the Nile River
Military manpower for the French army
Wealth from mining in the Gold Coast
Question 3 of 5
Which major conflict did not feature intervention from one of the European Great Powers?
American Civil War
Question 4 of 5
Which act of resistance was sparked by dissatisfaction with the British East India Company’s growing agricultural policies and corruption?
Question 5 of 5
The uprising from which Anti-Western groups resulted in direct military intervention from the Great Powers and the downfall of the Qing dynasty?
Question 1 of 12
Several colonial powers experienced rebellions at the turn of the 20th century, including all of the following except for whom?
Question 2 of 12
During the First World War, the Entente Powers included the United States, Great Britain, and which of the following?
Question 3 of 12
In the last year of the war, which Central Power suffered a critical economic collapse from a British-enforced blockade?
Question 4 of 12
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points was a proposal based on what post-war principle?
Preserving international trade and treaties
Dismantling the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Creating new Eastern European states
Advocating isolationist foreign policy
Question 5 of 12
Why did colonialism intensify after the resolution of World War I?
The colonial powers needed new foreign markets.
The German Empire was still viewed as an economic threat.
The colonial powers required minerals and foodstuffs.
The next major conflict was expected to occur in the colonies.
Question 6 of 12
How did Lenin’s proposal differ from those of other Russian radical leaders?
Call for an immediate worker’s revolution
Demand for a socialist government
Appeal for a communist government
Plea for a peaceful unity with liberal parties
Question 7 of 12
Which of the following reflects the fascist political parties of Europe following World War I?
They had very little popular support.
They often gained power through elections.
They typically came to power through violent coups.
They ruled by manipulating the democratic process after gaining power.
Question 8 of 12
The Great Depression that began in 1929 had significant effects on most, but not all, global markets. Which of the following nations did not suffer major economic damage during the 1930s?
Question 9 of 12
Which act of aggression preceding the onset of World War II occurred first?
Japanese assault on Nanjing
Italian invasion of Ethiopia
German annexation of Austria
German militarization of the Rhineland
Question 10 of 12
The Allied (Entente) Powers of World War II included Great Britain, the United States, and which of the following?
Question 11 of 12
What major nation changed the course of the war by switching from the Axis to the Allied alliance?
Question 12 of 12
Which of the following represents an impact on World War II-era civilians based on ethnic nationalism?
Increased women in the labor forces
Mass bombing of European cities
Rationing of essential goods and materials
Detainment camps in Europe and the United States
What is a cultural complex?
A shared group of characteristics that link widespread groups
The idea that most fundamental aspects of civilization spread from one common source
A difficulty that arises in communication between isolated societies
A bias held by a group of people from the same region or background
Question 2 of 15
Geographically, the Columbian Exchange connected what region to the global economy for the first time?
“Old World” Europe
The New World
Question 3 of 15
Choose the statement that describes why maize was important in the Americas.
Maize could tolerate almost any growing conditions.
Maize improved the soil condition for other staple crops such as beans and squash.
Although not very nutritious, maize could be ground into flour.
Maize could be planted with wheat and rice.
Question 4 of 15
Who were the first people encountered by Columbus when he reached the Caribbean?
Question 5 of 15
Which Spanish conquistador led a group of disaffected people to conquer the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan?
Hernando de Soto
Question 6 of 15
What was the first English colony in the New World, established in 1584?
Question 7 of 15
What is one factor that contributed to the motivation behind the Age of Exploration in Europe?
European shipbuilders began to make larger, faster ships
Europe established excellent relations with the Ottomans in the Mediterranean
Gunpowder empires in the East began to decline
The Christians were defeated during the Iberian Reconquista
Question 8 of 15
As the population of English settlers grew in Jamestown, how were the local populations of Powhatan Indians affected?
Ill-suited farming techniques used by the settlers harmed the land and caused starvation of many Powhatan.
The early alliance between the Powhatan and settlers dissolved into open warfare.
The Powhatan population also grew as they welcomed many settlers into their tribe through marriage.
The Powhatan culture began to change as more Powhatan began living in the English settlements and learning how to use new technologies.
Question 9 of 15
How did slavery influence the New World?
The high cost of slaves led farmers to grow less labor intensive crops such as sugar.
Disease brought by African slaves to the New World further decimated native populations.
Slavery created a conflict between the Catholic Church, which forbade slavery, and merchants in the New World.
The high cost of slaves limited the size of agricultural operations and their potential profits.
Question 10 of 15
Who laid the foundation for the Scientific Revolution by reviving the concept of heliocentrism debated by the ancient Greek philosophers?
Question 11 of 15
How did the ideas of Descartes influence scientific thought?
Descartes revolutionized the field of physics by creating the theory of universal gravitation which suggests that everything in the universe is in motion and pulled by gravitational force.
Descartes challenged the dominant theory that the earth was the center of the universe by reviving the scholarship of the ancient Greeks and Muslim scholars whose observations suggested that the sun is the center of the universe.
Descartes shifted the goal of science from seeking the truth created by preconceived ideas or beliefs to seeking verifiable principles using inductive reasoning based on observations.
Descartes developed the theory that mathematics could be used to precisely calculate how the planets move around the sun and was the first to calculate that the planets moved in ellipses rather than in circles.
Question 12 of 15
What was one impact of the scientific revolution on Europe?
It allowed people to challenge established patterns of belief and inquiry and led to practical advances in agriculture, medicine, and warfare.
It encouraged a generation of scholars that used scripture analysis to develop theories of natural phenomenon and how celestial bodies move.
It bolstered the power of the Catholic Church as an institution of scientific knowledge with established inquiry methods.
It consolidated fields of scientific study into a universal theory of natural philosophy which allowed for more interdisciplinary study.
Question 13 of 15
How did colonial expansion impact Spanish culture?
The influx of silver led to deflation and cheaper goods for the Spanish public.
It created new social classes based on racial identities and region of origin.
Profitable mineral deposits in the New World led to lower taxes.
The gap between the wealthy and poor citizens diminished.
Question 14 of 15
How did Martin Luther impact religious thought in Europe?
He called for reformation of the Catholic Church which would split Western Christianity.
He denigrated religious radicals that called for individual interpretations of the Bible.
He advocated a return to Latin and formalized language in religious services.
He proposed that the Church collect funds from wealthy landowners by selling indulgences.
Question 15 of 15
What is one way in which the Enlightenment influenced culture in Europe?
It maintained that due to the nature of man, it was impossible for science to solve inherent social problems such as poverty and war.
It encouraged Europeans to think of themselves as equal members of a global community.
It promoted societal concepts of “holy poverty” and sanctified charity to all members of society.
It inspired people to challenge the relationship between individuals and government and initiate reforms.