Blackboard Practice Exam Chap 2-14

Blackboard Practice Exam Chap 2-14 - History Mid-Term...

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History Mid-Term Review Chapter 2 1. The most significant economic trend around 1900 was a. the rise of Western industry based on worldwide resources and markets 2. According to Karl Marx, what factor(s) comprise a society’s basic foundation or structure? c. productive forces and economic relationships 3. The Fashoda Crisis was an example of b. imperialist rivalry 4. In the military buildup at the turn of the century, the nation that strove to create both the world’s largest army and navy was a. Germany b. Great Britain c. Russia d. the United States 5. In the Western world during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries a. conservatism had been losing ground to liberalism b. socialism was challenging conservatism and liberalism c. anarchism and syndicalism had appeared d. all of the above 6. Much of the world, especially Europe and the United States, experienced a marked population increase due to which one of the following? a. shorter and less frequent warfare b. improved living conditions in urban centers c. better and more varied diet d. improved health care and control of diseases 1
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Chapter 3: 1. The laissez-faire system as practiced by most European governments meant that governments a. constantly interfered with business b. gave federal subsidies to business c. kept a “hands off” policy toward business d. sought to nationalize business 2. Great Britain was characterized by a a. multi-party system b. a generally liberal, two-party system c. a dictatorship d. an authoritarian monarchy 3. The British Empire included such far-flung territories as a. Gibraltar, Morocco, Singapore, and Australia b. Gibraltar, Suez, India, and Vietnam c. Gibraltar, Suez, Persia, and Brazil d. Gibraltar, India, Suez 4. The famed Dreyfus case in France resulted in a. a victory for the socialists and the eventual pardon of Dreyfus b. the lifetime imprisonment of Dreyfus c. the continuation of the conservative government d. the advent of a military dictatorship 5. The Triple Entente included a. Germany, Italy, and Russia b. France, Great Britain and Russia c. France, Russia, and Italy d. France, Russia, and Austria-Hungary 6. The Triple Alliance included a. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy b. Germany-Austria-Hungary, and Serbia c. Austria-Hungary, Italy, and Russia d. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Great Britain 7. The women’s movement in Europe prior to 1914 a. secured full voting rights for all women b. existed only in Germany c. used strikers and demonstrations but failed to secure the vote d. used strikers and demonstrations and secured the vote only in western European nations 2
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8. Russia was a. a small democratic industrialized nation b. a huge autocratic empire consisting of many different ethnic groups and a majority of peasants c. a highly literate industrial nation under a constitutional monarchy d. an absolute monarchy with a vast overseas empire Chapter 4 1. Britain’s interest in Egypt stemmed from a desire to a. control the Suez Canal
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course HIST 1214 taught by Professor Mjalexander during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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Blackboard Practice Exam Chap 2-14 - History Mid-Term...

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