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What was the "ladder of civilization"?

What was the "ladder of civilization"?


School: University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Department: History
Course: Historical Issues and Contemporary Society
Professor: Pual werth
Term: Spring 2019
Tags: Tusan, history, midterm, Congo, and wars
Cost: 50
Name: HIST100 Study Guide #2
Description: These notes cover what is going to be on the Midterm #2 based off of the preview given to us. It consists of definitions, explaining people's point of views, matching dates to their designated events, and multiple choice questions.
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Midterm #2 Study Guide

What was the "ladder of civilization"?

Define the following.

What was the New Imperialism?  


______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ What is Colonialism?  

____________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ What was the Civilizing Mission?  


______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Explain the following.

What was jefferson's thought about slavery?

What was Woodrow Wilson’s “14 points”? -



______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________

What was E.D. Morel’s view in “The Black Man’s Burden” versus Rudyard  Kipling’s view in “White Man’s Burden”?  

__________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ What was J.A. Hobson’s outlook on Imperialism versus V.I. Lenin’s view of  Imperialism and what did they want to happen to it?  

Who caused the armenian genocide?

Don't forget about the age old question of What is a monopoly?


______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ What was the “Ladder of Civilization”? Could it be climbed up?  


______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ What were the “Little Englanders” and what did they hope to achieve?  

____________________  Don't forget about the age old question of What are greenhouse gases?


______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ What were Jefferson’s thoughts on slavery?  Don't forget about the age old question of Who is andrew jackson?


______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Match the event to the year it took place. Don't forget about the age old question of What is world system theory?

_____ Berlin Conference a) 1898 _____ Monroe Doctrine b) 1899 _____ Opium Wars c) 1839-1842 _____ Boer War d) 1904-1905 _____ World War I e) 1899-1902 _____ Spanish-American War f) 1823 _____ Fashoda Crisis g) 1914- 1918

_____ Russo-Japanese War h) 1885 _____ Western Expansion i) 1870- 1904

Multiple Choice

Who were involved in the Scramble for Africa?

a) Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, US, Russia b) France, Italy, Belgium, Portuguese, Germany c) Russia, Italy, Britain, Belgium, Portuguese d) Italy, Britain, France, US, Japanese

Who created the Maxum Gun?

a) Germany

b) Britain

c) De Beers

d) Japanese

e) US

The Treaty of Versailles was created to end what war?

a) World War I

b) World War II

c) Spanish-American War

d) Boer War

Who discovered diamond?

a) British

b) France

c) De Beers

d) Spanish

When does expansion in the US get going?

a) 1866

b) 1870

c) 1906

d) 1888

Where does the west expand in?

a) France, Caribbean, South America, Asia

b) Asia, Caribbean, Africa, South America

c) Pacific, Caribbean, France, Germany

d) Pacific, Asia, Caribbean, Africa

What war did the Treaty of Berlin end? Don't forget about the age old question of What are the three main clusters of personality disorders?
If you want to learn more check out What is official settlement balance?

a) Crimean War

b) Russo-Japanese War

c) Boer War

d) World War I

What was the difference between South Africa and North Africa?

a) North had temperate climates, South was a desert b) North was a desert, South had temperate climates c) Nothing, they were both deserts

d) Nothing, they both had temperate climates

Who caused the Armenian genocide?

a) Ottomans

b) Spain

c) Germany

d) France

What was Quinine used for?

a) To have a fun time

b) To create immunity from diseases

c) To cure all disease

d) To use as food

Who created Rhodesia?

a) De Beers

b) Cecil Rhodes

c) Henry Stanley

d) Joseph Conrad

Why was Rhodesia formed?

a) Oil

b) Diamonds

c) Mining

d) Conquering land

Why did the Royal Niger Co. wage war?

a) They were worried about France b) They wanted more money

c) They wanted more land

d) They wanted total dominance

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