JEOPARDY Industrialization and Imperialism
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This was the European country that took over and controlled the island of Java after 1670. What was the Netherlands ( The Dutch) ?
They were the representatives of the British East India Company who went out to secure sudden wealth, often through corruption and deceit. Who were the British Nabobs?
After his defeat at the Battle of Yorktown, he went to India to effectively clean up the corruption of the British East Company during the 1790s. Who was Lord Charles Cornwallis ?
Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta became the administrative centers of these three districts that made up the bulk of the territory that Britain ruled in India. What were the British run Presidencies of Indians?
This is the domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region. What is Imperialism?
This was the European ruler who set up his own private empire in the Congo. Who was King Leopold of Belgium?
He was the British commander at the Battle of Plassey. Who was Robert Clive? ( Drove the French out of India )
This was the War fought between the British and the Dutch settlers in South Africa from 1899 until 1902 and foretold the problems and atrocities to come in World War I. What was the Boer War? ( Not a War of History Teachers )
This is another name for an Indian soldier serving in the British Army. What were Sepoys?
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He was the British explorer who made numerous Pacific voyages and opened the islands of Hawaii to the west, before being killed. Who was Captain James Cook?
He was the teenaged ruler or nawab of Bengal who fought against the British East Company at the Battle of Plassey. Who was Sirajud-daula?
She was one of the longest reigning monarchs in English history and was given the official title as the Empress of India. Who was Queen Victoria ( 1819-1901) ?
This was a type of settlement colony, such as those in North America and Australia where white Europeans made up the majority of the population. What were White Dominions?
These people were the native inhabitants of New Zealand. Who were the Maori?
These are the three modern countries that made up French Indochina. What were Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia?
These were Western European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where a small number of Europeans ruled large numbers of indigenous populations. What were tropical dependencies?
He was the British entrepreneur in South Africa who gained access to the gold and diamond mines of central South Africa. Who was Cecil Rhodes ( named Rhodesia after himself and created the Rhodes Scholarship) ?
This was the Hawaiian edict issued in 1848 that imposed western property concepts on Hawaiians and resulted in the control of vast tracks of land by western commercial interests. What was the Great Mahele after the death of King Kamehameha?
He was a western educated Indian leader, in the early 19th century who cooperated with the British to outlaw sati. Who was Ram Mohun Roy?
The name given to the massive migration into the South African interior of thousands of Afrikaners seeking to escape the British. What was the Great Trek?
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This was the Hawaiian term for a European whaler and was the name that Hawaiians gave to westerners and is still used today with a little bit of contempt. What was a Haole or haoles?
In 1798 he invades Egypt and successfully defeats the Mamluks at the Battle of the Pyramids. Who was Napoleon Bonaparte?
This was the name of the Battle which resulted in an unexpected Zulu defeat of the British Army in South Africa. What was the Battle of Isandhlwana ?
This western arrogance often became obvious in Imperial colonization when Europeans saw themselves as the mental and moral superiors of the indigenous populations. What was white racial supremacy?
The were the domains ruled by Indian rulers allied with the British political establishment and often worked with and for the British East India Company. What were princely states ?
The rise of this British political establishment in India owed much to the rivalry between the British and the French. What was the British Raj?
By 1914, this was the only independent nation in southeast Asia. What was Siam ( Now Thailand) ?
This was the cultural force with origins in western Europe that urged a collective identity based on culture, race, and ethnic origin. What was Nationalism?
This was the British colony in South Africa developed after the Boer Trek north from the Cape Colony and a major commercial outpost in Durban. What was Natal?
This Kingdom controlled most of the Interior of Java in the 17thcentury. What was the Kingdom of Mataram?