In Korea, between 1750 and 1790 - Expert Answers

Exam: 250726RR - CONTRASTING EAST AND WEST
1. In Korea, between 1750 and 1790, the slave population _______ as agricultural productivity increased.
A. increased dramatically
B. decreased slightly
C. increased slightly
D. decreased markedly
2. As an immediate result of the Battle of Trafalgar,
A. Sweden joined the European alliance against Napoleon
B. both the French and the British fleets were demolished.
C. Napoleon's plan to invade Britain was aborted.
D. the German states were reorganized in Napoleon's interest.
3. Regarding South Africa in the nineteenth century, which statement is true?
A. The Dutch, furious about British policies, initiated the Anglo Boer War of 1899–1902.
B. Shaka of the Zulu strove to co-exist with Dutch settlers.
C. Cecil Rhodes dominated the De Beers mining company.
D. The British failed to abolish slavery in the Cape Colony.
4. Had you been infected by romanticism in the 1790s, you would have
A. embraced liberalism.
B. dismissed Voltaire's ideas.
C. rejected the study of history.
D. embraced the work of Wilhelm Grimm.
5. Regarding the Napoleonic Code, which of the following statements is false?
A. It was intended as a measure of reassurance for the aristocracy.
B. It assured the absolute security of wealth and private property.
C. It was intended as a bargain with the French middle class.
D. It assured the political equality of all adult males.
6. What happened as a result of the Dreyfus affair?
A. Only the socialists remained opposed to republican nationalism.
B. Ties were strengthened with the Catholic Church.
C. The military rallied to Dreyfus's cause.
D. Ccivil libertarians embraced anti-Semitism.
7. The Directory was created
A. following the period of Thermidorian reaction.
B. by the Committee of Public Safety.
C. in immediate reaction to the execution of Danton.
D. to extend the Reign of Terror.
8. The German journalist Friedrich List persuaded German states to enter into a customs union. List's
efforts expressed the ideology of
A. class consciousness.
B. economic determinism.
C. tariff protectionism.
D. economic nationalism.
9. For the masses, which of the following statements about the significant consequences of the rise of
science is false?
A. The methods of science gained great prestige and were seen as the only reliable path to verifiable truth.
B. As science progressively influenced popular thought, people came to view natural processes as determined by physical laws,
not divine intervention or human will.
C. Faith in science completely displaced the importance of religion in most people's lives.
D. Daily life experience and exposure to media impressed people with the importance of science.
10. Following the Red Turban rebellion of 1351, Zhu Yuanzhang
A. joined the rebellion.
B. increased taxes on the poor.
C. established a base at Beijing.
D. ascended to power by crushing the rebellion.
11. During the period leading to the revolutions of 1848, the doctrines of socialism were first developed in
A. Austria.
B. France.
C. England.
D. Germany.
12. It is the case that Taizu
A. could not be controlled by the empress.
B. was a patient and practical ruler.
C. greatly admired men of learning.
D. sometimes humiliated men of learning.
13. What was distinctive about the American Declaration of Independence?
A. It extended traditional English rights to all the American colonists.
B. It extended sovereignty to a distinct specified territory.
C. It extended traditional English rights to all mankind.
D. It extended sovereignty specifically to Native Americans.
14. All of the following were factors favoring British industrialization, except
A. increased agricultural production.
B. immediate or canal access to ocean ports.
C. rising urbanization and higher wages.
D. a decline in domestic demand for manufactured goods.
15. The Mines Act of 1842 had the effect of
A. introducing steam-driven pumps in the mines.
B. ending child labor in coal mines.
C. weakening the concept of separate spheres based on gender.
D. prohibiting underground work for women and girls.
16. In the eighteenth century, the concept of liberty was, above all, a demand for
A. economic equality.
B. national sovereignty.
C. universal suffrage.
D. individual human rights.
17. The idea that individuals were members of economically determined social classes with conflicting interests reflected
A. the demise of class consciousness.
B. the advent of economic inequality.
C. a new paradigm.
D. a new order.
18. The Combination Acts of 1799 were aimed specifically at

A. outlawing unions and strikes.

B. obstructing initiatives proposed by Robert Owen.

C. regulating artisan crafts.

D. creating a single large union.

19. Regarding Francis Xavier's missionary efforts in Japan, which statement is true?

A. Most warlords and some of the poor adopted Christianity.

B. He was expelled from Japan and made almost no converts.

C. Most of his converts were among the poor.

D. He converted most of the daimyo.

20. During the international struggle over Saint Dominique, Toussaint L'Ouverture was made a _______ officer.

A. British

B. Haitian

C. Spanish

D. French

 
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