Unit 1: Age of Explorations & Atlantic World - 1400CE - 1800CE
Unit 2: European Monarchs & Enlightenment - 1500CE - 1800CE
Unit 3: French Revolution & Napoleon - 1789CE - 1815CE
Unit 4: Industrial Revolution - 1700CE - 1900CE
Unit 5: Age of Democracy, Imperialism, and Transformations around Globe - 1800CE - 1914CE
Unit 6: World War I & II - 1914CE - 1945CE
Unit 7: Postwar World & Cold War - 1945CE - Present
100

Potatoes from America spurred population growth in Europe because they...

Yielded more food per acre than previous crops

100

The concern of eighteenth-century monarchs for a balance of power basically involved the desire to

Prevent domination by one state.

100

The principles of the French Revolution inspired the development of liberal, or _______, traditions in the Napoleonic Empire.

Broad-minded

100

What is one reason why the industrial revolution started in Great Britain? 

It had colonies that provided markets for its goods

100

Colonial powers in the nineteenth century harmed their colonies by...

Keeping wages low and taxes high

100

To help the war effort, the Japanese used labor forces made up of who?

Prisoners of war and native Southeast Asians.

100

During the Cold War, which Soviet leader relaxed tensions with the West?

Brezhnev

200

Which nation ultimately won complete control of India?

England

200

Francis Bacon’s scientific method used what?

Inductive reasoning to find specific truth from basic facts.

200

Napoleon's leadership abilities were foreshadowed in his...

Early military successes

200

As in Europe and the United States, Latin American industrialization led to...

Urbanization.

200

Why did President Theodore Roosevelt negotiate a “gentlemen’s agreement” with Japan, stopping Japanese immigration to the United States?

Japan had become so powerful that many Americans began to fear that their own country was threatened by it.

200

Ruler of the Soviet Union with sole power in a regime of terror

Joseph Stalin

200

Why were a group of Asian countries referred to as the “Asian tigers”?

They were successful at creating industrial societies.

300

Which product imported from Europe changed the lives of Native Americans living on the Great Plains in North America?

Horses

300

The Seven Years’ War took place in three main regions of the world: Europe, North America, and which of the following?

India

300

The economic crisis that triggered the French Revolution was caused in part by...

Inflation and widespread unemployment.

300

What social change brought about the Industrial Revolution?

The emergence of the middle class and the working class.

300

In 1800, the only two societies in Southeast Asia that were under European rule were?

The Spanish Philippines and the Dutch East Indies.

300

As a result of World War II, most of Europe was ________.

Economically devastated.

300

In the 1970s, Communist Party leaders in the Soviet Union

Benefited from the corrupt system by living well

400

What made the seventeenth century a golden age of commerce for the Dutch?

Domination of the spice trade in India

400

Monarchs who practiced _____ tried to govern by Enlightenment principles.

Enlightened absolutism

400

Many Catholics did not support the French Revolution because it...

Brought the Church under control of the state

400

According to Karl Marx, the means of production were owned by?

The ruling class oppressors.

400

By opening themselves to trade with Western nations and the influence of Western ideas, China and Japan abandoned their longstanding policies of __________.

Isolationism 

400

What organization was created as a result of World War II?

United Nations.

400

President Jimmy Carter protested the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan by?

Canceling U.S. participation in the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow

500

In trading with their Latin-American colonies, Spain and Portugal exported mainly

Manufactured goods

500

Rationalism is the belief that?

Reason is the chief source of knowledge.

500

What two forces swept through Europe after the French Revolution and challenged the old social order in many countries?

Nationalism and liberalism

500

Which invention led to the efficient mass production of goods?

The assembly line

500

What country annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1908, angering Russia?

Austria-Hungary

500

Under Stalin, the Soviet Union and Soviet satellite states

Emphasized heavy industry

500

Much of Russia's economy today is sustained by

Oil and gas exports

600

What is Samuel de Champlain responsible for?

Founded Quebec, the first permanent French settlement in the Americas

600

Which of the following leaders pursued truly radical changes based on Enlightenment ideas?

Joseph II

600

The Constitution of 1791 limited King Louis XVI's authority by...

Giving the Legislative Assembly the power to make laws

600

The textile industry in England met its last major challenge to full mechanization with the development of what?

Improvements to the steam engine.

600

What was the Triple Alliance?

Defensive relationship between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy

600

When the Germans surrendered, the Allies did what afterwards?

Divided control of Germany among themselves.

600

What was the Brezhnev Doctrine?

Policy that the Soviet Union had a right to intervene if communism were threatened in another Communist nation

700

Which of following helped Portuguese explorers in their travels?

Knowledge of wind patterns

700

What religion dominated most of Western Europe during the Enlightenment and often clashed with the ideas held by European leaders?

Catholicism 

700

Napoleon's downfall began in 1812, when he decided to

Invade Russia.

700

As a result of the Second Industrial Revolution, the new wealthy elite in Europe consisted of?

Industrialists, bankers, and merchants.

700

Under the Meiji Restoration, the chance to pursue an education was available for the first time for ________.

Women

700

In 1943, the Allies agreed to fight the Axis powers until they did what?

Surrendered without any favorable conditions

700

What is one reason that Chinese leaders took steps to improve relations with the United States during the 1970s?

They faced a serious security threat from the Soviet Union

800

Christopher Columbus called Honduras and the Caribbean islands the Indies because he

Thought he was in Asia instead of the Americas.

800

To Voltaire and many other philosophes, the universe was...

Like a clock

800

The French Revolution echoed the eighteenth-century Enlightenment in calling for what?

A new social order.

800

Europe dominated the world economy in the late nineteenth century as a result of its?

Capital and industries

800

After the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, Britain had an interests in what country?

Took an active interest in Egypt.

800

What conditions were stipulated for Germany’s surrender?

Germany had to surrender unconditionally to the Allies.

800

In the Middle East, territorial disputes over the city of Jerusalem continue to provoke violence between the Israelis and the______?

Palestinians 

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