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Praxis Middle School Social Studies: European Colonization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the United States initiate the Open Door Policy?

Question 2 2. What are the probable reasons that the Commercial Revolution began?

Question 3 3. What happened as a result of the Battle of Plassey?

Question 4 4. The Principle of Effectivity in the colonization of Africa was adopted in the _____

Question 5 5. Which country sought commerce with the Native Americans?

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Question 6 6. How did the Open Door Policy help to keep China independent?

Question 7 7. During Europe's Commercial Revolution in the 16th century, joint-stock companies were _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is FALSE?

Question 9 9. Which term refers to the occupation, colonization, and annexation of Africa between the 1880s-1914?

Question 10 10. Which country is considered by many to be an expert in pursuit of neoimperialism?

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Question 11 11. Which country sought to replace the native people of America with their own settlers?

Question 12 12. The Indian Rebellion of 1857 led to which of the following outcomes for the people of India?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is FALSE about the Commercial Revolution?

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

Question 15 15. What was one cause of the Second Opium War?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is not true of the Berlin Conference?

Question 17 17. During Europe's Commercial Revolution in the 16th century, bills of exchange _____.

Question 18 18. How was Livingstone's role in Africa similar to that of Stanley's?

Question 19 19. Which groups of people came to the New World seeking religious freedom?

Question 20 20. Which explorer sparked Europe's late 19th century scramble for African colonization?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not a tool of imperialism?

Question 22 22. Why did King Leopold II set up the Congo Free State?

Question 23 23. A developed country paid you to find new territory and to claim this land in its honor. Your orders are to kill or enslave any indigenous people you might find there. What type of colonization are you practicing?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is FALSE of the East India Company?

Question 25 25. Why did the Tangier Crisis occur?

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Question 26 26. Under the guidelines of the Berlin Conference, which rivers were to remain neutral and open to trade shipments?

Question 27 27. Which of these organizations was set up under the auspices of researching and civilizing Africa?

Question 28 28. After the East India Company was founded in 1600, what was it able to do successfully for almost three hundred years?

Question 29 29. Which of the following resulted from The Columbian Exchange?

Question 30 30. Under the theory of neocolonialism, how do former colonial powers maintain their dominance over their former colonies?

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: European Colonization Chapter Exam Instructions

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