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11. "Beginning with childhood, all of man's study is centered on one aim alone to emerge successfully from the three days' examination and all he has in his mind is what success can bring to him in terms of power, influence, and prestige."-Ye Shih, Chinese scholar
This quotation refers to the Chinese
1. civil service system2. social welfare system3. contemplation of nature4. religious practices
14. One way in which the Eightfold Path and the Five Pillars of Faith are similar is that these rules
1. represent codes of behavior.2. restrict social mobility.3. stress the spiritual being in all natural objects.4. suggest a deep respect for nature and reincarnation.
19. One conclusion that can be reached from the evidence about Mansa Musa’s rule of Mali is that
1. Christianity was a dominant religion in Africa in ancient times2. complex civilizations existed in West Africa, before the arrival of Europeans3. trade was not necessary for a civilization to survive4. the slave trade originated in West Africa
In Mali, the emperorMansa Musa was famous for his pilgrimage to Mecca, one of the Five Pillars of Islam. This pilgrimage gained Mali closer ties with the Islamic world, and increased trade between Mali and the Muslim Empire.
21. One way in which the writers of the Renaissance were influenced by the writers of ancient Greece was that the Renaissance writers
1. stressed the power of human reason.2. promoted the religious doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church.3. showed little interest in secular affairs.4. produced few new scientific ideas.
23. Under the policy of mercantilism, colonial powers considered their colonies to be
1. independent nations that traded throughout the world.
2. independent nations that had special relationships with European powers.
3. possessions to benefit the imperial power.
4. possessions being prepared for independence.
31. The Glorious Revolution in England resulted in the
1. strengthening of divine right rule2. formation of a limited monarchy3. weakening of Parliament’s power of the purse4. end of civil liberties guaranteed by the Petition of Right
37. The Enlightenment philosophers believed that the power of government is derived from
1. divine right rulers
2. the middle class
3. a strong military
4. those who are governed
47. What did Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels believe would be the result when communism finally emerged as the dominant political and economic system?
1. Only two classes would exist in society.2. All the evils of industrial society would disappear.3. The Soviet Union would become the world's only superpower.4. Citizens would own their individual homes and farms.
49. The best example of the success of nationalism in Europe is the
1. development of socialism in France.2. Industrial Revolution in Great Britain.3. establishment of the Common Market.4. unification of Germany
50. One similarity between Otto von Bismarck and Adolf Hitler was that each
1. formed an alliance with Japan during a world war.2. used warfare as an instrument of national policy.3. followed a policy of nonalignment in foreign affairs.4. supported communist ideals.
Task: Using information from the documents and your knowledge of global history and geography, write an essay in which you:
Using the map, list three advantages this nation had during the Industrial Revolution. (3)
-Ashton, T.S. The Industrial Revolution 1760-1830. London:
Oxford University Press, 1962, pp. 1-2.
List several ways the Industrial Revolution changed life, according to the passage above. (2)
To widen the market and to narrow the competition is always the interest of the dealers ... The proposal of any new law or regulation of commerce which comes from this order, ought always to be listened to with great precaution, and ought never to be adopted, till after having been long and carefully examined, not only with the most scrupulous, but with the most suspicious attention.
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, Book I Chapter XI.
What is Smith’s view regarding government regulation of the economy? (2)
-from the Sadler Commission Report, 1832
a) From the document, what were two difficulties faced by workers in 1832 ?(1)
b) Why do you think Parliament ordered this investigation? (2)
The Communists distain [dislike] to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can only be obtained by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions. Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletariat has nothing to lose but its chains. They have a word to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto, 1848
What were the aims of the communists as a response to the abuses committed during the Industrial Revolution? (2)
It shall not be lawful for any owner of a mine to employ any female person within the mine, other than those who were employed before the passage of this act.
It shall not be lawful for any owner of any mine to employ any male person under the age of ten years.
-The Coal Mines Regulation Act of 1842
How did the government get involved in the economy during the Industrial Revolution? (1)
Be sure to include specific historical details.
You must also include additional information from your knowledge of global history and geography.
Theme: Political Systems