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1. Place these events in chronological order, starting with the earliest.

2. Who wrote Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism?

3. Who were the members of the Triple Alliance?

4. Who were the members of the Triple Entente?

5. Which of the following was probably NOT advocated by the new British Labour party?

6. Why did the Liberal government reacted swiftly to the Labour challenge by implementing some of Labour's demands?

7. The French Third Republic was what kind of government?

8. Of what was Alfred Dreyfus accused in 1894?

9. The Third Balkan Crisis involved what nations?

10. Why did General Boulanger's coup attempt fail?

11. Which of the following was NOT one of the policies the French Third Republic used to create national identity?

12. When did the Kulturkampf campaign end in Germany?

13. What is the most probable reason for the seizure of Egypt and the Suez Canal by Great Britain?

14. What is the most probable reason for the seizure of spheres of influence in China by any European power?

15. What is the most probable reason for the seizure of the Philippines by the United States (from what we discussed)?

16. Who wrote Social Statics?

17. Of what nationality were the first European settlers in South Africa?

18. When the Afrikaners were forced into the interior by the British, what two states did they establish?

19. When did the Battle of Adowa occur?

20. Which of the following can be considered an economic benefit of empire?

21. Who took personal control of the Congo Basin in 1884?

22. What was the purpose of the Berlin Conference of 1884?

23. Who coined the phrase "the White Man's burden"?

24. What nation was the imperial overlord of Namibia?

25. What nation was the imperial overlord of Ethiopia?

26. What nation was the imperial overlord of Hong Kong?

27. What nation was the imperial overlord of Liberia?

28. What nation was the imperial overlord of Sudan?

29. What nation was the imperial overlord of Laos?

30. What nation was the imperial overlord of Eritrea?

31. What nation was the imperial overlord of Congo Free State?

32. What nation was the imperial overlord of Philippines?

33. How did Menelik II manage to maintain the independence of his dominion?

34. What was Britain's main reason for obtaining Egypt as a colony? Select the best possible answer.

35. Cecil Rhodes dreamt of ___________ across British territory in Africa.

36. Who led Cecil Rhodes's attempt to overthrow the Afrikaner government in Transvaal?

37. Which of the following best describes American policy in Asia during the imperial period?

38. What sparked British interest in controlling the Transvaal?

39. In fighting the Boxer Rebellion, the Boxers sought ___________.

40. By the 1830s, what was probably Britain's most important crop in world markets?

41. Which of the following states did NOT have a sphere of influence in China?

42. When did the Boxer Rebellion occur?

43. Which Western city became the financial capital of the world during the imperial period?

44. What was the central condition of Afrikaner surrender in the Boer War?

45. This period in history ends with what event in the world?

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