Revolution and Political Terms Quiz

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Which type of government is characterized by public ownership of property and production?

Communism

What type of government is characterized by a small group having control of a nation?

Oligarchy

In which type of government does a system of government where priests/religious leaders hold power?

Theocracy

Which type of government is characterized by a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives?

Republic

What type of government is characterized by the monarch sharing power with the government/people?

Constitutional Monarchy

Which form of government is based on the system of private ownership, profit, and competition?

Capitalism

What type of government is characterized by one person ruling with ultimate authority?

Dictatorship

In which type of government does the government own and regulate all aspects of the economy, including the means of production and distribution of goods?

Socialism

What type of government is characterized by a system where the state is more important than the people?

Fascism

Which type of government is characterized by a form of government in which people choose leaders by voting?

Democracy

In which type of government does one king/queen rule with complete authority?

Absolute Monarchy

What type of government is characterized by a system of government where priests/religious leaders hold power?

Theocracy

What was the response of China to Europe's involvement in the country?

China rejected and fought against the West, ultimately losing to Japan and leading to the 'Catch up and Overtake' mentality.

What were the motives for Imperialism as described in the text?

Economic, Ideological, Religious, Exploratory, Political

What was the belief of Europe regarding their duty to the world, as mentioned in the text?

Europe believed it was their duty to 'Civilize/colonize' the world, known as the White Man’s Burden.

What was the consequence of the Bengal Troops' rebellion during the Sepoy Rebellion?

Britain took over from the East India Trading Company and the rebellion led to the rise of Indian Nationalism.

What was the difference between Direct and Indirect Rule as established by European colonial powers?

Direct Rule involved European colonial officials overseeing all aspects of governance, while Indirect Rule allowed native elites to control most aspects of internal administration.

What was the response of Japan to the influence of Western powers?

Japan underwent the Meiji Restoration, established a new constitution, and became a major global player by modernizing and engaging in wars with China and Russia.

What were the consequences of the Industrial Revolution, as described in the text?

Consequences included the development of new technology, mass production of goods, urbanization, and the rise of unsanitary and dangerous working conditions.

What type of government is characterized by a system of private ownership, profit, and competition?

Capitalism

What was the form of government in which priests/religious leaders hold power?

Theocracy

What type of government is characterized by public ownership of property and production?

Communism

Which type of government is characterized by a small group having control of a nation?

Oligarchy

What was the consequence of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution?

40,000-50,000 people killed in a short period of time

What was the main cause of the Haitian Revolution?

Desire to end slavery and achieve independence

What was the impact of the Haitian Revolution on Europe?

Racism in Europe caused disapproval of the Republic of Haiti

What inspired the Latin American Revolutions?

Enlightenment ideals and desire for independence

What was the system in which colonies were forced to sell materials to Spain for less money and import goods for more money?

Mercantilism

What was the main cause of the Chinese Rebellions?

Western interference and the Opium War

Who was the leader associated with the initial revolution in Mexico?

Miguel Hidalgo

What was the belief that inspired and supported the Latin American Revolutions?

Desire to be independent from Spain and achieve self-rule

What was the long-term consequence of the Boxer Rebellion and Taiping Rebellion?

Worsened relationship between China and the West

What were the consequences of the Meiji Restoration in Japan?

Japan became a major global player and modernized

What were the main causes of the Industrial Revolution as described in the text?

Industrial and agricultural revolutions leading to increased demand for manufactured goods

What were the advantages that Great Britain had for industrializing as described in the text?

Geographical advantages, natural resources, and government policies

What were the motives for Imperialism as described in the text?

Economic, ideological, religious, exploratory, and political motives

What was the belief of Europe regarding their duty to 'civilize' the world, as mentioned in the text?

White Man's Burden

What was the response of China to the influence of Western powers?

Rejection and resistance leading to defeat against Japan

What was the difference between Direct and Indirect Rule as established by European colonial powers?

Direct rule involved European officials overseeing all aspects of governance, while indirect rule allowed native elites to control internal administration

What was the consequence of the Bengal Troops' rebellion during the Sepoy Rebellion?

Britain took over from the East India Trading Company and Indian Nationalism rose

What was the main cause of the Haitian Revolution?

Desire for independence and abolition of slavery

What was the system in which colonies were forced to sell materials to Spain for less money and import goods for more money?

Mercantilism

What was the consequence of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution?

A period of extreme violence and mass executions

What was the primary motive for Imperialism as described in the text?

Desire to make money and control foreign trade

What was the long-term consequence of the Boxer Rebellion and Taiping Rebellion?

Bad relationship between China and the West

What was the response of Japan to the influence of Western powers?

Meiji Restoration and modernization

What was the belief of Europe regarding their duty to 'civilize' the world?

White Man's Burden

What was the system in which colonies were forced to sell materials to Europe for less money and import goods for more money?

Colonial exploitation

What was the primary motive for the desire to Imperialize as described in the text?

Economic gain and control of foreign trade

What was the response of China to the involvement of Western powers in the country?

Rejection and fighting, leading to eventual defeat by Japan

What was the consequence of the Sepoy Rebellion in India?

Britain taking over from the East India Trading Company and the rise of Indian Nationalism

What was the difference between Direct and Indirect Rule as established by European colonial powers?

Direct rule involved European colonial officials overseeing all aspects of governance, while indirect rule involved local elites controlling internal administration

What was the belief that inspired and supported the Latin American Revolutions?

Desire for independence from European colonial powers

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