History Multiple Choice

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

    D) the Spanish throne came open
  2. The 'scramble for Africa' is commonly understood to have begun:

    C) with Britain's occupation of Egypt
  3. Lothar von Trotha's 'extermination order' was issued:

    A) before the battle of Waterberg
  4. European expansion in Africa prior to the 1880's was accomplished as a result of:

    C) unanticipated conditions on the ground
  5. The debate of the Herero Uprising in the German Parliament in 1904 revealed what about European attitudes towardsrace at what time?

    D) White superiority was largely taken for granted across the political spectrum
  6. The introduction of the Dreadnought represented a substantial intensification of the antagonism between:

    B) Britain and Germany
  7. The assassination that helped spark the First Word War was motivated by:

    A) nationalism
  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
  9. The inclusive, equaizing identity fostered by the Ottoman regime in the 19th century, resulted at least in part from:

    D) All the above
  10. Theodor Herzl adopted the cause of Zionism as a result of:

    B) the Dreyfus Affair in France in 1894
  11. Fighting on the Western Front in World War One largely took form of:

    C) stalemated trench-warfare mixed with periodic efforts at breakthrough
  12. The ideology of Pan-Turkism, adopted by a faction of the Young Turks around 1912, involved:

    B) the desire for a homogeneous Turkish nation-state
  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) Armenians
  14. Which of the following represented an effort to deal with the problem of supply during the First World War?

    D) all the above
  15. The German military strategy of huge encircling battles of annihilation was successful at:

    C) Tannenberg and the Masurian Lakes
  16. Prior to the 17th century, the focus of European power traditionally was in which region?

    B) The Mediterranean
  17. A key developement that preceded and helped make possible the Industrial Revolution was:

    D) The Agricultural Revolution
  18. European society up to the 19th century was overwhelmingly:

    D) Agrarian
  19. The Enlightenment sought to apply reason to understand:

    B) Human society
  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:

    C) the environment imposed on them by Christian Europe
  21. In "What is the Third Estate?" the Abbe Sieyes describes the First and Second Estates as:

    C) Malignant tumors
  22. A key critique of Liberalism made by early Socialists involved the question of:

    B) competition
  23. As a result of Louis XVI's flight and capture at Varennes in 1791:

    C) His images as 'father of the people' was shattered
  24. Up until the 19th century, divisions in society and the rights and duties that went along with them were established by:

    A) Law
  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:

    D) classes
  26. The putting out system of industrial production was most common in:

    A) Urban areas
  27. The French Revolutionaries abolished guilds because:

    D) all of the above
  28. Which of the following is not an example of pre-Columbus contact between Europeans and the wider world?

    C) Napolean's invasion of Egypt
  29. As a result of the Patent of Toleration:

    B) Jews in Austria gained many new rights
  30. The Enlightenment was fostered through:

    D) all of the above
  31. The French national holiday on July 14 commemorates:

    D) The storming of the Bastille
  32. The fostering of nationalism and national identity in the 19th century involved:

    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:

    C) language
  34. Which of the following was a result of the March of the Women in October 1789?

    C) The King and the National Assembly moved from Versailles to Paris
  35. Louis XVI agreed to call the Estates General to deal with which problem?

    C) Taxation
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