Terms to define / People to Know
Menelik II Muhammad Ali David Livingstone
Colony protectorate sphere of influence
Berlin Conference Matthew Perry Opium War
Banana republics Zulu Uprising Roosevelt Corollary
1. List examples for each of the following reasons for Imperialism:
A. political B. economic C. social
2. What theory was used by European imperialists to justify their exploitation of the native peoples in Asia, Africa, and the Americas?
3. List four results of reforms made during the Meiji period in Japan
4. What is the main reason that the Japanese began the Seclusion policy (keeping out Europeans)?
5. While most of Africa was under European control, which two countries maintained independence?
6. How did native peoples generally view European imperialism?
7. What did the Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War have in common?
8. By 1914, what was the situation in the Ottoman Empire?
9. Explain the change in Chinas attitude toward Imperialism and trade with the West from the 1600s to the 1800s.
10. What was unethical about the way that Great Britain opened trade with China?
11. What was the goal of the Boxers in China?
12. List three improvements the British made in India.
13. Explain why the Sepoy Rebellion occurred.
14. The Suez Canal was built by the combined efforts of what two countries?
15. How did the United States act as an Imperialist power in Latin America without taking direct control?
16. What four countries dominated world trade and political affairs through imperialism by the mid 19th Century?
World War I
Terms to define:
Dardanelles Armistice Reparations War Guilt Clause
1. Britain entered World War I in August of 1914 because Germany:
2. World War I occurred between the years of:
3. How did developments in weaponry, transportation, and communication (Address all three aspects) change the nature of warfare during the “Great War” (WWI)?
4. Why did a stalemate develop on the Western Front?
5. How and why did the attitude towards WWI change throughout 1915?
6. The action that sparked World War I was:
7. The first step in Germanys war strategy called for:
8. Explain some of the messages spread through propaganda during WWI
9. The United States entered WWI mainly because of:
10. A major problem faced by Russian troops on the eastern front was:
11. List the member of these groups:
A. Triple Alliance B. Triple Entente C. Allied Powers D. Central Powers
12. What was the message of the “War Guilt Clause” in the Treaty of Versailles?
13. The armistice ending WWI was signed on:
14. What three countries were most bitter over the Treaty of Versailles?