TIMELINE EVENTS: You will need to be able to
- Identify each event with the region (Africa, India or China)
- Put the events in chronological order (put all the India events in the correct order for example)
- Write a sentence that explains the event
- Amritsar Massacre
- King Leopold takes control of the Congo
- Berlin Conference
- Boxer rebellion
- Britain Grants limited self rule/Government of India Act
- British gov. took direct control over India
- Casement Report
- Gandhi dies
- Nationalist groups form
- Open door Policy
- Opium War
- Partition (1947)
- Rowlatt Acts
- Salt March
- Sepoy Mutiny
- Taiping Rebellion
Essay: Support each claim with at least 3 pieces of specific evidence from more than one region (Africa, India, China) You will be asked to write one of these on the test.
- Nationalism was a response to imperialist control.
- Imperialism was more beneficial to the imperialist country than to the conquered one.
- The policies of the imperialist powers led to violence in the colonies.
- Capitalism was the driving force behind imperialism.
EXTRA: These questions will help with developing your essay
Africa Study Guide
Terms – imperialism, racism, Social Darwinism, and Berlin Conference
- How did the Europeans perceive the Congolese?
- What were some of King Leopold's goals?
- What were the social, economic, and political impacts of Leopold's rule over the Congo?
- What is meant by "direct control" of a colony?
- What is meant by "indirect" control of a colony?
- Define paternalism.
- List two factors that contributed to the European conquest of Africa.
- What valuable resources attracted European interest?
- Approximately how many attempts at resistance did Africans make between 1881 and 1906?
- List two negative effects of colonial rule.
- List two positive effects of colonial rule.
India Study Guide
- What were the major religions in India?
- Which religion was the majority in India?
- Provide three examples of change desired by Indians.
- Growing nationalism in India lead to founding of which groups?
- What were the causes and effects of the Amritsar Massacre?
- What were the Rowlatt Acts?
- What tactics did Gandhi and his followers use to make things difficult for the British?
- Why is the Salt March an important event?
- What is “civil disobedience”?
- What did partition create?
- What was the cause of the conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir?
- What united East and West Pakistan?
China Resists Outside Influence
- List four examples of Chinese self-sufficiency.
- What product were the British able to sell in China?
- What were the causes/effects of the Taiping Rebellion?
- What were the causes/effects of the Boxer Rebellion?