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Which example best represents a primary source? (1) a 20th-century novel about events leading up to the French Revolution (2) film footage taken during the liberation of Nazi concentration camps (3) an interview with an expert on the fall of the Roman Empire (4) a lecture on the impact of the African slave trade on South America
Which geographic factor has often made Korea a key region for those seeking to control East Asia? (1) long coastline (2) location (3) mountains (4) climate
... (It) brought the potato, the pineapple, the turkey, dahlias, sunflowers, magnolias, maize, chillies and chocolate across the Atlantic. On the other hand, tens of millions died in the pandemics of the 16th century, victims of smallpox, measles and the other diseases brought by Europeans (and dont forget that the African slave trade was begun by the Europeans, to replace the work force they had decimated).... Michael Wood, BBC History (adapted) Which historical development is being described in this quotation? (1) establishment of the line of Demarcation (2) creation of the Hanseatic League (3) Columbian exchange (4) Glorious Revolution
Which statement about the Scientific Revolution in Europe is accurate? (1) The existence of natural laws was rejected. (2) Scientists questioned traditional beliefs about the universe. (3) New ideas supported the geocentric theory of Ptolemy. (4) The Bible was used to justify new scientific findings.
Which of these developments in Africa was a cause of the other three? (1) Rival tribal groups fought wars. (2) The Berlin Conference of 1884 influenced colonial boundaries. (3) Traditional territories and culture groups were permanently fragmented. (4) African economies became dependent on the sale of cash crops and raw materials.
A primary reason the Mongols and the British were able to expand their empires through conquest was because of (1) a knowledge and command of advanced technologies (2) a rejection of democratic policies and practices (3) the development of religious and cultural reforms (4) an extended period of peaceful trade and commerce
Which statement best reflects this cartoonists point of view? (1) The development of computer technology is prohibited in China. (2) Chinese prisoners are denied access to computers. (3) Foreign software developers have flooded the Chinese market. (4) Some American firms have assisted the Chinese government in monitoring citizen computer usage.
One reason that many historians study geography is to (1) help predict changes in government (2) show connections between people and places (3) tell when events took place (4) explore the value systems of early people
Which conclusion is most valid concerning the breakup of the Austro-Hungarian Empire? (1) International cooperation led to the settlement of border disputes. (2) Transition from a command to a free-market economy was difficult. (3) Political independence led to trade barriers. (4) Tariffs resulted in increased trade.
What does this 2005 cartoon imply? (1) The instability in the Middle East has been ongoing. (2) The peace process in the Middle East is gaining ground. (3) The Middle East has greatly changed over thirty years. (4) The media shapes societys perception of the Middle East.
The passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts in1798, the McCarthy hearings in the 1950s, and the passage of the USA Patriot Act in 2001created controversy because they (1) required large sums of money to enforce (2) raised questions about the protection of civil liberties (3) created alliances with foreign governments (4) limited the power of the executive branch
The Supreme Court ruling in Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857) helped to increase sectional conflict because the decision (1) denied Congress the power to regulate slavery in the territories (2) allowed for the importation of enslaved persons for ten years (3) prohibited slavery in lands west of the Mississippi River (4) gave full citizenship to all enslaved persons
The policy of Dollar Diplomacy, the Good Neighbor policy, and the Alliance for Progress were designed to (1) increase United States influence in Latin America (2) open trade with Southeast Asia (3) maintain peace with European nations (4) provide foreign aid to African nations