6Timeline Chronological Order Neolithic Revolution: 12,000-8,000 BCECentury of Buddha, Confucius, Laozi, and Socrates: 600 – 400 BCEFall of Han, Roman, & Gupta Empires: 220 CE – 550 CESui Dynasty Reunification of China / Grand Canal Construction: CE
7Timeline Chronological Order Muhammad’s First Vision: 610 CEAztec Triple Alliance: CEZheng He’s Last Voyage: CEGuttenberg’s Printing Press: CEFall of Constantinople: CEWatt’s Steam Engine: CE
8Timeline Chronological Order The U.S. Defeats Spain in the Spanish- American War: CEThe Boer War: (“Second”): CERusso-Japanese War: CEThe Peak of Decolonization of Africa: The 1960s
9Multiple-choice Questions & Answers KEY = Best Answer
10Q# 1Which of the following arose out of dissatisfaction with the treaties ending the First World War?a. The Indian National Congressb. The Boxer RebellionThe May Fourth MovementThe Meji Restoration
11Q# 1 Indian National Congress: (India) Boxer Rebellion: (China) Pre-Independence Party Led StrugglePost-Independence (1947) Very SuccessfulBoxer Rebellion: (China)Failed Anti-Foreigner Campaign in ChinaThe Meiji Restoration (Japan)Restored Imperial rule, Tokugawa shôgun lost his powerAccelerated Industrial GrowthFeudal to Market Society
12Q#2Which of the following contributed most to the growth on nationalism in the period 1750 and 1914? a. Advances in scientific knowledge b. The pressure of rapid population growth c. European imperialism d. The rise of authoritarian rulers
13Q#2 Scientific Knowledge Rapid Population Growth Scientific, remember the definition for NationalismRapid Population GrowthFood Surplus, Increased Labor poolRise of Authoritarian RulersWho? Bismarck/Kaiser Wilhelm I? Not enough, not best answerBetter answer for Post WWI
14Q#3One of the main goals of the Mexican Revolution ( ) was to a. Expel Europeans from Mexico b. Close the border with the United States c. End the unequal system of land ownership d. Attract United States investment in oil exploration
15Q#3 Expel Europeans From Mexico Close the Border With the US Primary cause, NopeClose the Border With the USIt is a Mexican RevolutionAttract US Investment in Oil ExplorationAnd…..why would “They” want to do this?
16Q# 4The development of Mohandas Gandhi’s political philosophy was shaped by hisStudy of Mao Zedong’s writingsMeetings with conscientious objectors during the First World WarExperience with racial discrimination in South AfricaAdmiration of Soviet methods of rapid industrialization
17Q# 4 Readings of Mao’s Writings Meeting With Conscientious Objectors Guerilla Warfare Tactics? Collectivization?Meeting With Conscientious ObjectorsYes, Gandhi championed passivism. But this is NOT the Best answerAdmiration of Soviet methods of Rapid IndustrializationReally, Gandhi admiring Josef Stalin?Industry at the expense of feeding peasants, Famine perhaps seven million peasants died.
18Q# 5Which of the following was a major goal of Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward in 1958?Village-based industrializationExpansion of literacyExport of CommunismEradication of political opposition
19Q# 5 Expansion of Literacy Export of Communism No this was the Great Leap BackwardsIndustry at the expense of everything, including agriculture to feed the massesHuge period of Famine (34-55 Million Dead)Export of CommunismThis was a Domestic Chinese PolicyEradication of Political OppositionAlways a good guess for a question about Mao, but this would be a better answer for Mao’s Cultural Revolution ( )
20Q# 6Political stability in sub-Saharan Africa after 1960 was often hindered byPersistent attempts at re-conquest by former colonial rulersThe spread of apartheid from South Africa to other countries in the areaThe rise of militant religious movementsInternal ethnic and tribal conflicts as a result of arbitrary colonial boundaries
21Q# 6 Persistent Re-conquest of former Colonial Rulers Rebuilding in Western Europe / need Every Cent, Cold War well under way, NATO defense is eating up budgetsSpread of Apartheid from South AfricaPeak of Decolonization in Africa was in the 1960’s, spread of Tribal conflict perhaps, but not the spreading of a white/black racist policyThe Rise of militant Religious MovementSuch as what religion? Militant? Tribal conflicts perhaps, some even including religious differences, but NOT the best answer
22Q# 7Which of the following statements about the Iranian Revolution of 1979 is most accurate?It marked the end of British colonialism in IranIt overthrew a monarchy and installed a liberal democracyIt was guided by a non-Western ideologyIts leaders withdrew Iran from the Organization of Petroleum exporting Countries (OPEC)
23Q# 7 Marked the end of British Imperialism in Iran Very Logical Guess (CIA Assistance Overthrowing the Democratically Elected Mosadeq in 1953)But this was Khomeini's return from exileAnti-Western turn against the Shah & AmericaOverthrew a Monarchy and Installed a Liberal DemocracyWhile one could make the point about a type of Monarchy, an Islamist Theocratic state was establishedLeaders withdrew from OPEC: Founding Member of OPEC
24Q# 8What was the leading cause of unprecedented increase in global population in the twentieth century?The end of international epidemicsGlobal warming and other types of climate changeThe impact of medical innovations and public health measuresThe reduction of world hunger
25Q# 8 End of International Epidemics Unpredictable, eradicated???Global Warming/Other Climate ChangesSome still doubt its existence, Warming would increase population?Reduction of World HungerYet to be accomplished
26Q# 9“We shall not repeat the past. We shall eradicate it by restoring our rights in the Suez Canal. This money is ours. The canal is the property of Egypt” This quotation by Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser (in power ) best expresses support forCommunismLiberalismNationalismImperialism
27Q# 9 Communism (Know Your Definitions) Liberalism Imperialism How so? Have a working definition ofCommunismLiberalismOnce again know your “ISMs”Learn your definitions, this becomes easyImperialismSeems partially logical but Nasser is talking about a domestic concern, not the best answer
28Q# 10Which of the following describes a major change in international relations in the 1980s and 1990s?The rapid establishment of large overseas colonial empires by European powersThe disbanding of most regional political organizationsThe decline in power of multinational corporationsThe reduction of confrontations between communist and noncommunist countries
29Q# 10 Large overseas empires by the European powers Since the 1980s and 1990s?Disbanding of most Regional political OrganizationsCan you name one other than the European Union? By the way it has not disbanded either. Attempt to fool due to a possible lack of information to really know the answer. Thus it sounds correct to some.Decline of Multinational CorporationsRepeat of the answer above, and are they are the rise, or at least staying constant?