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1

The Japanese were unpopular in Korea because they set out to....

deliberately erase the Korean language and culture

2

In the Treaty of Portsmouth, Japan...

gained control of Korea as well as rights in part of Manchuria

3

What did Japan lack that hurt its industrial growth?

basic resources

4

After the Tokugawas seized power they closed Japan to foreigners, leaving only the port of ___ open to limited trade with the Dutch.

Nagasaki

5

What were the results of the First Sino-Japanese War?

Japan was victorious and won the right to trade in Chinese ports and also control Taiwan

6

The Japanese modernization at such a rapid pace can traced to many causes, but one cause is the fact...

they are a homogenous society

7

News of the Opium War reached Japan, Japanese officials reasoned....

it would not be long before Western powers turned towards Japan

8

One reason Japan became an imperialist power was to...

obtain basic resources.

9

During the Meiji Restoration, what happened to the role of women?

they were assigned a secondary role and legally lumped together with minors

10

The Meiji reformers wanted to...

strengthen Japan

11

Many Filipinos were resistant to Spanish rule because...

they believed the Catholic Church was abusing its power

12

Why were Filipinos disappointed at the end of the Spanish-American War?

The United States took over control of the Philippines

13

What led to armed conflict between the United States and the Filipino rebels?

The rebels expected the United States to recognize Filipino independence

14

Siam remained independent partly because its rulers...

understood Western powers

15

The kingdom of Siam is present day...

Thailand

16

To escape hardship and turmoil and take advantage of economic opportunities, many ___ migrated to ___.

Chinese, Southeast Asia

17

From 1899 to 1901 disappointed Filipino nationalists led by ___ battled American forces for independence.

Emilio Aguinaldo

18

How did Filipino rebels become involved in the Spanish-American War?

They helped the United States defeat the Spanish in the Philippines

19

The United States promised a gradual transition to __ in the future for the Philippines.

self-rule

20

The United States set out to modernize the Philippines through... (3 are Correct)
a. economic reforms
b. education
c. health care
d. strengthen the military

a. economic reforms (Correct)
b. education (Correct)
c. health care (Correct)
d. strengthen the military (Incorrect)

21

When the British brought prisoners to Australia and made them clear the land for settlement, what problem did the prisoners have?

They had an urban background with no rural skills

22

Why was Australia first settled by the British in the 1700s?

as a penal colony

23

The British North American Act made Canada a self-governing nation and created...

the Dominion of Canada

24

What TWO issues, from the early 1900s, still affect Canada today?
a. the expansion to the west and the conflict between Canadians and indiginous peoples
b. the cultural and economic influence of the United States
c. the French-speaking Canadians determination to preserve their separate heritage
d. the tie to Britain and the recognition of the British monarch

b and c

25

Who claimed both Australia and New Zealand for Britain?

Captain James Cook

26

Why were the British alarmed by the unrest in Upper and Lower Canada?

They did not want a repeat of the American Revolution

27

What made the population in eastern Australia grow extremely fast?

discovery of gold

28

Who were descended from seafaring people that came from Polynesia?

Maori

29

The rugged interior of Australia is know as the...

Outback

30

John Macdonald and George Etienne Cartier urged...

unification of Britain's North American colonies