History Multiple Choice

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  1. Bismark got his oppurtunity to unite the North German Confederation with the states of southern germany to create a unified nation-state when:

    A) German delegates in Frankurt drew up a constitution for a united germany
    B) he got the austrians to fight with Prussia against Denmark
    C) war broke out between Austria and Prusia
    D) the Spanish throne came open
    D) the Spanish throne came open
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  2. The 'scramble for Africa' is commonly understood to have begun:

    A) with the Belgium conquest of the Congo
    B) with Britain's conquest of India
    C) with France's occupation of Tunisia
    D) with Britain's occupation of Egypt
    D) with Britain's occupation of Egypt
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  3. Lothar von Trotha's 'extermination order' was issued:
    A) after the battle of Waterberg
    B) before the battle of Waterberg
    C) as soon as the Herero uprising began
    d) none of the above
    B) before the battle of Waterberg
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  4. European expansion in Africa prior to the 1880's was accomplished as a result of:
    A) careful planning by the home governments
    B) a popular, widespread desire to aquire colonies in Africa
    C) unanticipated conditions on the ground
    d) all the above
    C) unanticipated conditions on the ground
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  5. The debate of the Herero Uprising in the German Parliament in 1904 revealed what about European attitudes towardsrace at what time?
    A) White superiority was largely taken for granted across the political spectrum
    B) Socialists viewed black Africans as equal to white Europeans
    C) Pan-Germans were surprisingly tolerant of black Africans
    D)Germans were less racist than other Europeans
    A) White superiority was largely taken for granted across the political spectrum
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  6. The introduction of the Dreadnought represented a substantial intensification of the antagonism between:
    A) Russia and France
    B) Germany and France
    C) Britain and Russia
    D) Britain and Germany
    D) Britain and Germany
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  7. The assassination that helped spark the First Word War was motivated by:
    A) communism
    B) nationalism
    C) jealousy
    D) socialism
    B) nationalism
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  8. The Great Powers of Europe called a meeting in Berlin in 1878 out of concern for:
    A) the balance of power, recently upset by Russia in its war with the Ottoman Empire
    B) the danger posed by the unification of Germany
    C) the potential carving up of China into protectorates by the European Powers
    D) the need to bring order to Europe following the Napoleonic Wars
    A) the balance of power, recently upset by Russia in its war with the Ottoman Empire
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  9. The inclusive, equaizing identity fostered by the Ottoman regime in the 19th century, resulted at least in part from:
    a) lessons drawn from the French Revolution
    b) the danger of separatist movements in the Empire's Balkan provinces
    c) the consequences of European industrialization and economic advancement
    d) All the above
    d) All the above
  10. Theodor Herzl adopted the cause of Zionism as a result of:
    A) the wave of Pogroms that swept Russia in 1881
    B) the rise of Hitler to power in Germany in 1933
    C) the Dreyfus Affair in France in 1894
    d) None of the above
    C) the Dreyfus Affair in France in 1894
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  11. Fighting on the Western Front in World War One largely took form of:
    A) stalemated trench-warfare mixed with periodic efforts at breakthrough
    B) wide-ranging battles of movement
    C) large-scale confrontations of masses of heavy battle-tanks
    d) none of the above
    A) stalemated trench-warfare mixed with periodic efforts at breakthrough
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  12. The ideology of Pan-Turkism, adopted by a faction of the Young Turks around 1912, involved:
    A) the desire for a homogeneous Turkish nation-state
    B) the equality of all people in the Ottoman Empire, regardless of ethnicity or religion
    C) a desire to return to an earlier, purer form of Islam
    d) none of the above
    A) the desire for a homogeneous Turkish nation-state
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  13. Seeking to eliminate the last sizable Christian minority in the Empire, the Young Turk leaders used the opportunity presented by World War I to carry out a genocide against the:
    A) Kurds
    B) Herero
    C) Armenians
    D) Anatolians
    C) Armenians
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  14. Which of the following represented an effort to deal with the problem of supply during the First World War?
    a) Unprecendented numbers of women working in armaments plants
    b) Establishing of the War Raw Materials Board
    c) The publishing of eratz cook books in Germany
    d) all the above
    d) all the above
  15. The German military strategy of huge encircling battles of annihilation was successful at:
    A) The Marne
    B) The Somme
    C) Tannenberg and the Masurian Lakes
    D) Verdun
    C) Tannenberg and the Masurian Lakes
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  16. Prior to the 17th century, the focus of European power traditionally was in which region?
    A) The Balkans
    B) The Mediterranean
    C) The Baltic
    D) The northeast
    B) The Mediterranean
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  17. A key developement that preceded and helped make possible the Industrial Revolution was:
    A) The French Revolution
    B) The Agricultural Revolution
    C) The Russian Revolution
    D) The discovery of coal
    B) The Agricultural Revolution
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  18. European society up to the 19th century was overwhelmingly:
    A) Sophisticated
    B) Agrarian
    C) Industrial
    D) Egalitarian
    B) Agrarian
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  19. The Enlightenment sought to apply reason to understand:
    A) The geological age of the earth
    B) Human society
    C) The movements of the stars and planets
    D) The biological foundations of life
    B) Human society
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  20. In "Concerning the Amelioration of the Civil Status of the Jews" von Dohm explains the 'problem' of the Jews as being the result of:
    A) their particular racial characteristics
    B) the environment imposed on them by Christian Europe
    C) their historical responsibility as 'Christ killers'
    D) the Jewish essence
    B) the environment imposed on them by Christian Europe
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  21. In "What is the Third Estate?" the Abbe Sieyes describes the First and Second Estates as:
    A) Malignant tumors
    B) a benevolent guiding force
    C) Critical to the functioning of the state
    d) none of the above
    A) Malignant tumors
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  22. A key critique of Liberalism made by early Socialists involved the question of:
    A) reason
    B) competition
    C) representative government
    D) religion
    B) competition
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  23. As a result of Louis XVI's flight and capture at Varennes in 1791:
    A) He was kicked out of the National Assembly
    B) He abdicated the throne
    C) He was placed in prison
    D) His images as 'father of the people' was shattered
    D) His images as 'father of the people' was shattered
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  24. Up until the 19th century, divisions in society and the rights and duties that went along with them were established by:
    A) Law
    B) The Holy Roman Empire
    C) a special commission
    d) none of the above
    A) Law
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  25. The physical layout of the city of Manchester, as described by Friedrich Engels in his Condition of the Working Class in England, reflected one of the consequences of industrialization- the division of society into moderna:
    A) classes
    B) estates
    C) nations
    D) races
    A) classes
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  26. The putting out system of industrial production was most common in:
    A) France
    B) Rural areas
    C) Urban areas
    d) none of the above
    C) Urban areas
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  27. The French Revolutionaries abolished guilds because:
    a) They represented a source of loyalty apart from the nation
    b) They hindered the natural workings of the market
    c) They violated the principle of equality before the law
    d) all of the above
    d) all of the above
  28. Which of the following is not an example of pre-Columbus contact between Europeans and the wider world?
    A) Trade with China along the Silk Road
    B) Napolean's invasion of Egypt
    C) The conquests of Alexander the Great
    d) none of the above
    B) Napolean's invasion of Egypt
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  29. As a result of the Patent of Toleration:
    A) Jews in Austria gained many new rights
    B) Protestants in France gained political rights
    C) Toleration was made law in the United Kingdom
    d) none of the above
    A) Jews in Austria gained many new rights
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  30. The Enlightenment was fostered through:
    a) Newspapers
    b) Coffee houses
    c) Salons
    d) all of the above
    d) all of the above
  31. The French national holiday on July 14 commemorates:
    A) The first meeting of the Estates General
    B) The beheading of the king
    C) The Tennis Court Oath
    D) The storming of the Bastille
    D) The storming of the Bastille
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  32. The fostering of nationalism and national identity in the 19th century involved:
    a) the writing of national histories
    b) the formalization or creation of national languages
    c) the collection of folk songs and folk tales
    d) all of the above
    d) all of the above
  33. Johann Gottfried von Herder contributed to the developement of nationalism through his stress on the fundamental relationship between nations and:
    A) language
    B) economics
    C) religion
    D) race
    A) language
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  34. Which of the following was a result of the March of the Women in October 1789?
    A) Women were granted equal rights in the constitution
    B) The King and the National Assembly moved from Versailles to Paris
    C) Women were allowed to fight alongside men in the war against Austria
    d) All of the above
    B) The King and the National Assembly moved from Versailles to Paris
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  35. Louis XVI agreed to call the Estates General to deal with which problem?
    A) Austria's invasion of France
    B) Taxation
    C) The desire for democracy
    D) Whether to help the American colonies against Britain
    B) Taxation
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