HIEU 390 Quiz 1,2,3

HIEU 390 Quiz 1

  1. Why was Crown Prince Frederick an important figure in the German Empire’s early years?
  2. As emperor, Wilhelm II pursued a carefully considered foreign policy based on maintaining the balance-of-power in Europe.
  3. Upon becoming emperor, Wilhelm II did what regarding Bismarck?
  4. Who was Helmuth von Moltke?
  5. According Otto Pflanze’s article, “Bismarck’s Realpolitik,” what did the German chancellor see as the essence of politics?
  6. The legacy of nineteenth-century European nationalism included:
  7. Aspects of nationalism include which of the following?
  8. Bismarck’s political tactics included:
  9. While he learned from history, Bismarck’s knowledge of political tactics stemmed more from his personal experience and intuition.
  10. The final act achieving German unification was Prussia’s victory over France.
  11. Bismarck saw the conflict of opposed forces as an unnatural obstacle for humanity to overcome to achieve peace.
  12. Creating a culturally unified Italy was relatively easy, given the common interests held throughout the country..
  13. In the early decades of the nineteenth-century, what was the attitude of German liberals toward the unification of the German states?
  14. How was nationalist sentiment useful to European ruling elites?
  15. Otto von Bismarck hoped to achieve German unification through the means of a constitutional convention.
  16. The primary role Giuseppe Garibaldi and his “Red Shirts” played in Italy’s unification was his daring campaign against the Austrians which drove them to the gates of Vienna.
  17. What was the Kulturkampf?
  18. Upon unification, both German and Italian ruling elites let popular nationalist sentiment take its course to create a sense of natioonhood.
  19. The old emperor, Wilhelm I, let Bismarck run the new German Empire with little encumbrance.
  20. In the building of the Italian nation, which was final territory to be added?
  21. Nationalism was a threat to multi-national empires because subject nationalities ended up demanding their own nation-states.
  22. At the time of the Risorgimento, Italy’s recent history gave every indication it was becoming a unified country.
  23. One consequence of Prussia’s victory over Austria in 1866 was the elevation of the Hungarians within the empire to create “Austria-Hungary.”
  24. As chancellor of the German Empire, Bismarck enacted the first national welfare state to address the conditions of the working classes.
  25. Who was Camillo Cavour?

HIEU 390 Quiz 2

  1. The French scientists and explorers had unobstructed access to all of Mexico.
  2. Rudyard Kipling coined the phrase “White Man’s Burden” in defense of imperialism.
  3. A significant difference between the British migrants of the nineteenth-century and earlier generations of colonists was:
  4. Missionaries were often active in opposing the abuses of imperialism.
  5. The long depression of 1873 to the 1890s helped spark imperialism, as European nations sought new markets outside of Europe.
  6. Regarding European imperialism, the term “The Great Game” refers to:
  7. Which of the events listed below marked the true beginning of the “Scramble for Africa?”
  8. Sullivan concludes which of the following about nineteenth-century British colonists?
  9. Before the coming of the Europeans, African cultures lacked any sophistication.
  10. The difference between the “Old Imperialism” and the “New Imperialism” was that the former had been based on the subjugation of China and Japan.
  11. Patterns of European colonial rule included:
  12. According to Gary Dunbar in “’The Compass Follows the Flag’: The French Scientific Mission to Mexico, 1864-1867,” the military need for maps and other geographic information in the conduct of colonization expeditions opened the door for further scientific inquiry.
  13. According scholar Robert Woodberry, how did Protestant missionary efforts help establish liberal democracy?
  14. As an ancient, well-established empire, China successfully resisted European attempts to forcibly establish fears of economic influence.
  15. According to Susan Lawrence’s Exporting Culture: Archaeology and the Nineteenth-Century British Empire,British migrants to colonies around the world came from a wide range of regional and economic backgrounds.
  16. A long-term legacy of European imperialism was the European ideals of liberty and democracy inspired colonies to break away after the world wars.
  17. In 1815, which European power was on the verge of global dominance?
  18. One way in which missionaries fell short of their ideals was their failure to influence the forced opening of China to the opium trade by the British.
  19. Which of the following is true regarding the “Scramble for Africa?”
  20. The motivations for the “New Imperialism” included:
  21. Missionary endeavors usually included all of the following EXCEPT:
  22. According to Professor Donna Donald, why did missionary endeavors greatly increase in the nineteenth-century?
  23. Regarding the imperialism, all of the following was true by 1900 EXCEPT:
  24. In his work in Africa, David Livingstone remained dedicated to missionary work.
  25. One of the primary inspirations for the French scientific mission to the Mexico was:

HIEU 390 Quiz 3

  1. Upon discovery of the framing of Captain Alfred Dreyfus, the head of French counterintelligence, Lt. Col. Georges Picquhart, continued the cover-up.
  2. The owner of the RMS Titanicwas:
  3. Marx and Engels originally wrote The Communist Manifestoin 1847 as a program for a secret society, the Communist League.
  4. Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution had all of the following consequences for Western culture EXCEPT:
  5. The event that made the Dreyfus Affair an international phenomenon was:
  6. In 1900, which of the following sentiments characterized European life?
  7. The conflict between Darwinian evolutionary theory and Christianity included:
  8. One of the factors that the Jack the Ripper murders, the Dreyfus Affair, and the Titanic
    disaster had in common was that they demonstrated the sensationalizing effects of mass media coverage.
  9. According to Marxist theory, when the workers own the means of production, what will happen to the negative aspects of human nature?
  10. The “Dear Boss” letter coining the famous nickname, “Jack the Ripper,” came from the real murderer.
  11. What was Karl Marx’s background?
  12. The Dreyfus Affair in France occurred against a background that included all of the following factors EXCEPT:
  13. During his career, Marx never advocated war or revolutionary violence.
  14. Herbert Spencer actually worked out his own theory of social evolution before the Darwin published of Origin of Species.
  15. Marx drew inspiration from Charles Darwin.
  16. The French filmmaker Villemard’s vision of life 2000 AD included electronically imprinted lessons for schoolchildren and long distance visual communication.
  17. All of the following were influences on Darwin EXCEPT:
  18. In his vision of communism, Marx found other theories of socialism inspiring.
  19. All of the following characteristics distinguished the Jack the Ripper murders of 1888 EXCEPT:
  20. Charles Darwin himself coined the phrase, “survival of the fittest.”
  21. The origins of the Titanicdisaster lay in the intense competition for the traffic of immigrants headed to the United States in the late 19 th
    and early 20 th
  22. According to Marx, the driving force of history is:
  23. Which of the following issues divided the First International?
  24. Which of the following was an effect of social Darwinism?
  25. Friedrich Nietzsche’s theory of the “superman” provided a major part of the foundation for German notions of racial and national superiority.
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