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1

Setting off the Mexican Revolution was Francisco Madero demanding free elections. This demand led to ___, and soon a bloody complex struggle.

the resignation of Porfirio Diaz

2

Englishman John Dalton made an important breakthrough in chemistry by showing that...

elements can be grouped according to their atomic weights

3

Which statement is true about Japanese politics in the 1920s?

Japan moved toward more widespread democracy

4

Which of the following was NOT a change made by Lenin?

government control the means of production

5

The rise to power of the Tokugawa family resulted in...

Japanese isolation

6

Which countries were members of the Triple Alliance?

Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary

7

A result of the Franco-Prussian War was...

a totally unified Italy

8

Which was NOT a way the European powers divided up the Ottoman Empire?

Serbia wanted to control the area of Constantinople

9

William II asked Bismarck to resign because..

William II wanted no rivals

10

In 1922, Japan agreed to limit the size of its navy...

to protect its relations with the West

11

Person who unified Sicily and Southern Italy (Naples)

Giuseppe Garibaldi

12

Person who was able to unite northern Italy

Camillo Cavour

13

What was one result of the Boer War?

The formation of the Union of South Africa

14

How did the Boxer Uprising bring about change in China?

Its failure forced, even conservatives, to agree to institute social and economic reforms

15

Japan lacked many basic resources, yet it industrialized rapidly after 1868 because...

Japanese political leaders placed a high priority on modernization

16

While Mao's army marched, he made sure they treated the people fairly and he also discussed his plans for the future of China. Because of the treatment of the ___, they were always welcome.

peasants

17

Which statement correctly describes the Japanese economy after World War I?

Japan became a true industrial power

18

How did British rule lead to growing Indian nationalism?

Indians educated in the West learned ideas like democracy

19

Emancipation of the serfs benefited the Russian economy because many former serfs...

took jobs in factories

20

Indigenous people of New Zealand

Maori

21

The US claimed the right to be police the Western Hemisphere

Roosevelt Corollary

22

A self-governing nation

dominion

23

People of mixed Native American and French Canadian descent

mtis

24

The purpose of the Open Door Policy was to...

protect U.S. trading rights in China

25

What industry grew because the settlers found the climate and land suited for herding?

wool

26

After the defeat of Napoleon I, the Congress of Vienna created the German Confederation headed by...

Austria

27

What was the result of the British North America Act of 1867?

Canada gained self-rule

28

Germany’s hopes for a quick victory on the Western Front were ended at the...

Battle of the Marne

29

In the government Bismarck set up for the German empire, membership in the Reichstag was determined by...

a vote of all male citizens

30

advocated the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine

Balfour Declaration