Harder Multiple Choice Questions
a. Major centers of trading activity flourished there
b. The first democracies emerged there.
c. Islamic religious centers developed there.
d. The Portuguese established colonies there.
Remember, anytime you see random cities we haven’t really talked about think trade or location on waterways.
a. Wealthy citizens adopted Russian dress.
b. Islam became a major religion in the Balkans.
c. Trade was disrupted throughout the Indian Ocean.
d. Janissaries were stripped of their military power.
The Ottoman Empire were Muslims.
a. rain forest of the Congo
b. Himalaya Mountains
c. plateau of Tibet
d. Amazon River
Amazon River is located in Latin America.
a. equalizing the standard of living for peasant populations
b. establishing communities that are self-sufficient
c. maintaining the diversity of indigenous agriculture
d. meeting demands outside the region of production.
Cash-crops are goods that countries can sell to others. Think Latin America when you see this.
a. promote democracy
b. spread Shinto beliefs
c. obtain natural resources
d. reduce military expenses
Japan imperialized other countries, because they didn’t have enough natural resources.
b. economic hardship
d. secret treaties
The economy was poor in Germany and Italy, so dictators were able to go in and say they would fix that country’s problems.
a. creation of the League of Nations
b. forced famine in Ukraine
c. invasion of Czechoslovakia
d. atomic bombing of Hiroshima
Appeasing Hitler didn’t work, because he continued to take over other nations.
a. implementing Islamic fundamentalist principles
b. extending political equality to women
c. allying with communist bloc countries
d. adopting a western economic system
If you see Khomeini, think Iran and Islam.
b. Iberian Peninsula
c. Indian subcontinent
d. eastern Mediterranean Basin
The Ottoman Empire took over the Byzantine Empire, so they gained control of part of the Mediterranean.
a. reliance on cash-crops
b. transition to command economies
c. redistribution of land to the peasants
d. withdrawal from the world market
Again, cash-crops are goods produced for outside countries. You’re thinking Latin America.
-Corn and peanuts are introduced into people’s diet
Which time period is associated with these statements?
a. Ming dynasty
b. Tokugawa Shogunate
c. rule of Kublai Khan
d. Japanese annexation of Korea
Associate Zheng He and Ming dynasty together. Both are all about trade.
a. prevent tyranny by acting as a check on power
b. restore authority to the Roman Catholic Church
c. increase corruption of political authority
d. decrease the power of the middle class
Montesqieu- you need to think separation of powers. This makes it so that one power can’t get too powerful.
a. revolutions and political instability
b. establishment of a state religion
c. rapid industrialization by locally owned corporations
d. widespread support for foreign intervention
Mexico had a revolution and was weak.
a. helping the British fight WW2
b. removing British control from the subcontinent
c. abolishing cast distinctions and discrimination
d. establishing a unified government based on religious teachigns
Both Indian National Congress and the Muslim League were groups that tried to kick out the British from India.
c. Soviet Union
d. Great Britain
After WW2, the Soviet Union gained control over other countries.
c. Saudi Arabia
a. building the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
b. spreading Christianity into the Balkan Peninsula
c. Conquering the Russian capital of Mosców
d. uniting the Ottoman Empire under an efficient government structure
Try to associate Suleiman the Magnificent and the Ottoman Empire together.
a. lateen sail
c. cross bow
The astrolabe was the main technology that helped the Age of Exploration occur.
a. the Franco-Prussian War
b. the Berlin Conference
c. World War 1
d. the Munich Pact
After WW1, the map changed, as countries became independent.
a. The Ural Mountains served as a barrier to advancing German armies
b. Distance and harsh winters disrupted German supply lines
c. Extensive food-producing areas kept the Soviet armies well fed
d. Numerous ports along the Arctic Sea allowed for the refueling of Soviet transport ships
When you think of Russia, try to remember that they had some protection because of their freezing conditions.
-Annexation of Korea
These events in the history of Japan reflect its
a. resistance to trade
b. abundance of natural resources
c. vulnerability to attack by neighbors
d. emergence as an imperialistic country.
Japan imperialized other countries. In order to do that, they had to annex (add) and win wars.
a. passage of the Act of Supremacy under Henry VIII
b. death sentence given to Joan of Arc
c. Reconquista of Spain conducted by Ferdinand and Isabella
d. establishment of the Jesuit order under Ignatius Loyola
Henry VIII wanted a divorce and the Catholic Church wouldnt give it to him. He passed the Act of Supremacy, stating that he had more power than the Church.
a. establish military control
b. colonize lands overseas
c. remove foreign control
d. achieve social equality
Indian National Congress and Mao Mao were trying to kick out foreigners.
a. economic diversity of nations
b. dignity of individuals
c. right of each nation to enforce its own laws
d. balance of power between nations
These two are all about humans having rights.
a. Conquest of the Incas
b. Argentinian Dirty War
c. Mexican Revolution
d. Haitian coup d-etat
a. collective security
a. Southeast Asia
b. Middle East
c. Central Asia
d. West Africa
a. Jomo Kenyatta
b. Kwame Nkrumah
c. Nelson Mandela
d. Jawaharlal Nehru
a. religious and ethnic tensions
b. adoption of capitalism
c. poor health care and starvation
d. efforts at Russification
a. colonialism- The Prince
b. militarism- Sadler Report
c. capitalism- Wealth of Nations
d. monotheism- The Communist Manifesto
a. establish a new balance of power in Europe
b. protect Europe from Ottoman advances
c. end abuses within the Catholic Church
d. redraw the boundaries of Africa
d. Anglican Church