19th Century European Imperialism
19th Century European Imperialism

19th Century European Imperialism

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This pack explores the Concert of Europe and the subsequent great power imperialism in East Asia and Africa.

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Concert of Europe Question 1

Which of the following was NOT an outcome of the Congress of Vienna?

A

Britain received colonial outposts.

B

Austria surrendered Belgium.

C

The Bourbon monarchy was restored in France.

D

France was required to pay war reparations.

E

The German Confederation was created.

Concert of Europe Question 2

Which two European states were NOT affected by the 1848 Revolution?

A

Britain and France

B

France and Italy

C

Italy and Prussia

D

Prussia and Russia

E

Russia and Britain

Concert of Europe Question 3

Who was NOT a participant at the Congress of Vienna in 1815?

A

Klemens von Metternich

B

Robert Castlereagh

C

Friedrich List

D

Charles Talleyrand

E

Tsar Alexander I

Concert of Europe Question 4

"Realpolitik" is the policy most closely associated with which German leader?

A

William I

B

William Frederick IV

C

Otto von Bismarck

D

Friedrich Ebert

E

None of the above

Concert of Europe Question 5

Baron Haussmann re-designed which European city in the late 1800s?

A

Vienna

B

Paris

C

Zurich

D

Berlin

E

Cologne

Concert of Europe Question 6

After 1815, the German Confederation was comprised of how many sovereign states?

A

Four

B

Five

C

Six

D

Seven

E

Eight

Concert of Europe Question 7

During his reign, Napoleon III achieved all of the following EXCEPT:

A

He abolished the National Assembly.

B

He restored universal male suffrage.

C

He began a massive public works program.

D

He encouraged investment banking and railroad construction.

E

He allowed workers the right to strike.

Concert of Europe Question 8

Fill in the blank. During the Russian Revolution of 1905, Tsar Nicholas II was forced to accommodate the demands of the ____________.

A

army

B

Duma

C

Zemstvo

D

serfs

Concert of Europe Question 9

What was the first "great reform" in Russia in the mid-1800s?

A

Separation of church and state

B

Emancipation of the serfs

C

Abolition of censorship

D

Establishment of the Zemstvo

E

None of the above

Concert of Europe Question 10

Which of the following best describes Italy between 1815 and 1848?

A

Italy was a unified state.

B

Central Italy and Rome were ruled by an Italian monarch.

C

Sardinia and Piedmont were ruled by the Pope.

D

Lombardy and Venetia became part of Austria.

Concert of Europe Question 11

Which of the following is NOT TRUE in regards to the Dreyfus Affair?

A

Dreyfus was accused of treason.

B

Dreyfus was a Jew.

C

Dreyfus was an opponent of Emile Zola.

D

Dreyfus was sentenced to life imprisonment.

E

Dreyfus was accused of spying for Germany.

Concert of Europe Question 12

Which of the following was NOT a feature of a nineteenth century nation-state?

A

Bureaucracy

B

Foreign alliances

C

Official language

D

Standard form of currency

E

Single nationality

Concert of Europe Question 12

Which of the following was NOT considered as a viable possibility for a united Italy between 1815 and 1848?

A

A democratic republic

B

A federation of states ruled by the Pope

C

A state led by Sardinia-Piedmont

D

An Italian state incorporated into the Austrian Empire

E

All of the above

Concert of Europe Question 13

Louis Napoleon Bonaparte proclaimed himself emperor of France in which year?

A

1848

B

1849

C

1851

D

1854

E

1860

Concert of Europe Question 14

Which country was NOT part of the "Three Emperors' League"?

A

Austria-Hungary

B

Germany

C

Russia

D

Italy

Concert of Europe Question 15

Britain and Germany become rivals in the late 1800s as a result of ________.

A

Competition in world markets

B

The Boer War

C

Germany’s refusal to establish a formal alliance with Britain

D

A and B only

E

B and C only

European Imperialism Question 1

Britain acquired control of ___________ after the First Opium War.

A

Manchuria

B

Nanking

C

Shanghai

D

Hong Kong

E

None of the above

European Imperialism Question 2

Fill in the blank. In the 19th century, Britain exported opium from __________ to China. 46

A

Afghanistan

B

Egypt

C

India

D

South Africa

E

Burma

European Imperialism Question 3

In the poem "The White Man's Burden," Rudyard Kipling encourages the United States to colonize which territory?

A

Laos

B

Samoa

C

Philippines

D

Indonesia

E

Hawaii

European Imperialism Question 4

The "Open Door Policy" in China was first initiated by which Western power?

A

Britain

B

United States

C

France

D

Belgium

E

Russia

European Imperialism Question 5

Where was the "New Imperialism" of the 1800s most highly concentrated?

A

Africa

B

East Asia

C

Middle East

D

Both A and B

E

Both B and C

European Imperialism Question 6

Which foreign nation did Britain occupy from 1879 to 1956?

A

Manchuria

B

Hong Kong

C

Indochina

D

India

E

Egypt

European Imperialism Question 7

Which of the following was NOT a cause of the "scramble for Africa"?

A

Alliances between African and European leaders

B

Exploration

C

Medical Advances

D

Military Innovations

European Imperialism Question 8

Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the British Raj, also known as the British Indian Empire?

A

Britain's Parliament ruled India.

B

The British created a unified Indian state.

C

The British abolished the caste system.

D

The British mandated that Indian secondary schools teach classes in English.

E

The British created the third largest railway network.

European Imperialism Question 9

Which of the following was NOT part of French Indochina in the late 1800s?

A

Cochin China

B

Burma

C

Laos

D

Tonkin

E

Cambodia

European Imperialism Question 10

Late 1800 European imperialism was a consequence of which of the following?

A

Nationalism

B

Industrialization

C

Socialism

D

Both A and B

E

Both B and C

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