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Chapter 03 - History and Geography: The Foundations of CultureChapter 03History and Geography: The Foundations of CultureTrue / False Questions1. The Opium War, with death tolls ranging between 20 and 40 million people, is the single most horrific civil war in the history of the world. True False
2. Confucian philosophy, taught throughout Japan's history, emphasizes the highest loyalty to the country.
3. It is generally agreed that history can be understood only objectively.
4. The influence of self-reference criteria is not limited to our view of history.
5. The Mexican attitude toward their American neighbors may be summed up in the statement: "Geography has made us neighbors, tradition has made us friends." True False
6. The Monroe Doctrine, in its broadest interpretation, meant that Americans were a chosen people ordained by God to create a model society.
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Chapter 03 - History and Geography: The Foundations of Culture7. The Monroe Doctrine was used to justify the U.S. annexation of Texas, Oregon, New Mexico, and California and, later, U.S. involvement in Cuba, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Philippines.
8. The Monroe Doctrine proclaimed abstention of the United States from European political affairs.
9. The Roosevelt Corollary paved way for non-American intervention in Latin American affairs. True False
10. The Roosevelt Corollary is typified by the dictum—whatever is good for the United Statesis justifiable.
11. Nowadays, geographical barriers within Europe, like the Alps, are seen as natural protection from potentially hostile neighbors.
12. Countries most affected from major natural calamities are among the poorest in the world.
13. The United States is now the world's top polluter. True False
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Chapter 03 - History and Geography: The Foundations of Culture14. The issue of disposal of hazardous waste is a byproduct of pollution controls.
15. The Basel Convention identified safe dumping zones for hazardous wastes exported by developed nations.
16. The United States leads the fight against pollution with the most stringent greenhouse emission standards in the world.
17. The main focus of sustainable development is caring for the environment. True False
18. The idea of sustainable development is quite popular in the United States owing to cultural characteristics of Americans.

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