World History chapter 15

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The first region of the world to embrace free trade in politics and in practice was the Americas. (True or False) True False
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True
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The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen extended equal rights to all men, but NOT to women. (True or False) True False
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True
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Napoleon’s assumption of power marked a return to prerevolutionary absolute monarchy in France. (True or False) True False
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False
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American political leaders were eager to welcome Haiti as another new country that embraced the ideals of liberty and egalitarianism. (True or False) True False
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False
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The decline of the Atlantic slave trade opened the way for the rise of African merchant princes. (True or False) True False
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True
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Industrialization led to lower costs for manufactured goods. (True or False) True False
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True
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The Ottoman Empire became vulnerable to outside influences because it was in debt to Europeans. (True or False) True False
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True
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In industrial workplaces, clocks were used to impose discipline over workers’ behavior. (True or False) True False
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True
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The British East India Company’s presence helped India to industrialize in the early nineteenth century. (True or False) True False
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False
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After the Opium Wars, the British formally colonized China. (True or False) True False
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False
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How did the trade relationship between China and Europe change in the early nineteenth century? A) European rulers and upper classes suddenly developed a taste for Chinese silks, teas, jade, tableware, jewelry, paper, and ceramics. B) Westerners consumed less tea, so the overall amount of trade declined. C) The English colonized China. D) The balance of trade between China and Europe was reversed.
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D) The balance of trade between China and Europe was reversed.
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What was Britain’s primary export to China by the 1830s? A) opium B) silver C) manufactured goods D) steam engines
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A) opium
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How did the industrial revolution affect Europe’s relationships with other parts of the world? A) Europe became more powerful by exporting more goods than it imported. B) Europe pulled back from its earlier interest in overseas colonization. C) Europe became more dependent on other parts of the world for financial support. D) Europe became vulnerable to trade embargoes by Asian empires.
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A) Europe became more powerful by exporting more goods than it imported.
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Which area was the world’s largest slaveholding region in the mid-nineteenth century? A) India B) the United States C) Africa D) Brazil
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C) Africa
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The _______ confirmed Europe’s borders and tried to guard against future revolutions. A) Third Estate B) Decembrists C) Constitutional Convention D) Congress of Vienna
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D) Congress of Vienna

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