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Impact of Politics on Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Treaty of San Stefano gave much of the Ottoman Empire's land to the

Question 2 2. Why did Europe engage in new imperialism in Asia during the 19th century?

Question 3 3. Why did Great Britain agree to grant Ireland its independence?

Question 4 4. Czar Alexander I made a secret treaty with _____, only to have the agreement violated when _____ invaded Russia.

Question 5 5. Under the theory of neocolonialism, how do former colonial powers maintain their dominance over their former colonies?

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Question 6 6. What treaty greatly reduced the lands granted to Russia by the Ottoman Empire?

Question 7 7. Why was Edward I relevant for the creation of the United Kingdom in the late 12th century?

Question 8 8. Under the guidelines of the Berlin Conference, which rivers were to remain neutral and open to trade shipments?

Question 9 9. How did the United States gain its current southwest?

Question 10 10. Why were thousands of Europeans massacred in China during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900?

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Question 11 11. Russia's major military defeat of the 19th century occurred during which war?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was NOT a concession Francis Joseph was forced to make as part of the Ausgleich?

Question 13 13. How did France gain control over Savoy and Nice?

Question 14 14. The settlement of a foreign territory is often referred to as which of the following?

Question 15 15. Why did Europeans believe territorial expansion could lead to economic growth?

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Question 16 16. How did the end of the Thirty Year War impact the Habsburgs and the Holy Roman Empire?

Question 17 17. How may we distinguish between colonialism and neocolonialism?

Question 18 18. Which country is considered by many to be an expert in pursuit of neoimperialism?

Question 19 19. Which of the following conflicts resulted in Cavour positioning Sardinia to gain allies in France and Great Britain?

Question 20 20. Why did the Russian and British militaries engage in the Great Game?

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Question 21 21. The Russo-Turkish War of the late 19th century pitted Russia against the _____.

Question 22 22. Russia was confirmed in its possession of Finland by the _____.

Question 23 23. Which of these is not true of the Berlin Conference?

Question 24 24. Slavic people autonomously united under the concept of _____.

Question 25 25. What event officially created the Untied Kingdom?

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Question 26 26. What two cities/territories were not a part of Italy when it was first proclaimed the Kingdom of Italy?

Question 27 27. Russia instigated the Crimean War by invading which territory?

Question 28 28. What is the fear with cultural imperialism?

Question 29 29. A revolutionary is fighting for the unification of Italy in the 19th century. During his long struggle, even his hometown, Nice, was ceded to the French, which caused a furious reaction from him. Which revolutionary does this description apply to?

Question 30 30. What was accomplished by the Ausgleich in 1867?

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