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1. The purpose of American and European imperialism in the Pacific was mainly to gain.
A. markets fro manufactured products
B. coaling stations and naval bases
C. sources of raw materials
D. places for surplus population
I said C.

2. The development of antiseptics during the 1800s was important because they
A. eliminated pain during surgery
B. made longer operations possible
C. killed disease-causing germs
D. eliminated several epidemic diseases
I said C.

3. In the 1870s, electricity
A. became common in most homes in the US
B. was replaced by atomic energy as a major power source
C. became available as a new source of power for industry
D. was used in light bulbs for the first time
I said D

5. The Reichstag was
A. the upper house of the German legislature whose members were appointed
B. the lower house of the German legislature whose members were elected
C. a secret society in Germany
D. the building where the German legislature met
I said D

6. Risorgimento, the name for the nationalistic movement in Italy, is the Italian word for
A. freedom
B. resurgence
C. unification
D. liberty
I said C

7. The principle of the laissez-faire states that
A. all citizens of a certain age should have the right to vote
B. government should control all aspects of business
C. government should not interfere with the operations of business
D. workers should have the right to strike
I'm not to sure on this one.

8. Which country did NOT have a claim in Africa during the first period of European colonization (1900-1920)
A. Germany
B. Belgium
C. Britain
D. US
I said D

10. The Crimean War was fought between France and
A. Russia
B. Great Britain
C. Italy
D. Germany
I'm not sure about this one

13. The Roosevelt Corollary extended the Monroe Doctrine by declaring that
A. Europen powers might collect Latin America debts by force
B. European powers must give up their colonies in Latin America
C. The US could intervene in Latin American countries if it seemed necessary
D. The US would have the final say on who could use the Panama Canal
I said C

14. Great Britain was interested in Egypt because Britain wanted to control the
A. Panama Canal
B. Suez Canal
C. Strait of Magellan
D. Cape of Good Hope
I said B

17. Astronomy, geology, physics, and chemistry are all branches of the
A. social sciences
B. biological sciences
C. industrial sciences
D. physical sciences
I said D

19. In order for industrialization to occur, a country must have the three factors of production: land, capital, and
A. natural resources
B. transportation
C. labor
D. government
I said A

20. The Dreyfus case showed the
A. presence of anti-semitism in France
B. weakness in the French economy
C. development of nationalist feeling in France
D. massive support for the second empire
I said A

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