Nationalism and the spread of Democracy
Nationalism and the spread of Democracy
Why did Metternich urge conservatives leaders to suppress revolutionary ideas?
He believed conservative leaders would defend peace and stability
Why did the majority of European uprisings fail?
The uprisings failed as a result of military force and a lack of popular support
What was the main reason Bolivar and other educated creoles admired the American and French Revolutions?
They valued the Enlightenment ideals of freedom and individual rights
How was France’s Second Republic divided from the start?
Liberals wanted moderate reform, whereas socialists wanted far-reaching social changes
Who led rebels in Haiti to win independence from France?
Which group gained the most as a result of the Latin American revolutions?
Which of the following was an immediate effect of the revolutions of 1848 in Europe?
the fall of Metternich
Who led Hungarian nationalists in an 1848 revolt?
What was the goal of young Italy?
to unite Italy into an independent, republican nation
How did Germany increase its power in the late 1800s?
It became an industrial giant
What was one post-unification issue that encouraged some Italians to emigrate?
rapid population growth
What was Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck’s main goal?
to increase the power of Prussia
What was a major factor in Germany’s rise to power?
It maintained a strong industrial economy.
Why was nationalism particularly important for Italian after unification?
Italy was controlled by several foreign nations
In an attempt to gain control of the working class, Bismarck did which of the following?
offered benefits such as healthcare
Which of the following was a new challenge for Italy after unification?
Regional differences made governing difficult
Which role did Mazzini play in Italian unification?
He dreamed of a united Italy and took the first steps to achieving it
Which statement best explains industrialization in Italy?
Industrialization caused urbanization and a population boom
Which of the following was one of the major influences of Queen Victoria?
adhering to the traditional values of the time period
What did Emmeline Pankhurst mean when she said, “It is through property that we shall strike the enemy”?
Destroying property would make the greatest political statement
What major reform was enacted in France in the early 1900s?
Church and state were legally seperated
As Parliament became increasingly democratic, what was the effect on the house of lords?
the house of lords eventually became a ceremonial body with little power
Which solution did Zionists propose for the problem of widespread Anti-Semitism?
the formation of a separate Jewish state
Which description best describes the effect of Queen Victoria’s reign on the middle class in Great Britain?
the growth of the empire continued to increase their confidence
Which tactics did women use to fight for suffrage in Britain?
holding hunger strikes, staging peaceful protests, and destroying public property
How did the Dreyfus Affair affect democratic reforms in France?
It resulted in the triumph of justice, but lead to increased Anti-Semitism
Which of the following was a cause of democratic reforms in England?
The house of lords could veto the house of commons
Which reforms did the Paris commune want in government?
they wanted to save the republic from royalists
Which of the following resulted in doubling the size of the United States?
the Louisiana purchase
What was the purpose of the Seneca Falls convention?
to address women’s rights issues
How did immigration contribute to economic growth after the civil war?
immigration provided large numbers of low-cost workers for US businesses
Which of these is an example of America expanding upon the idea of Manifest Destiny?
it became an imperialist nation as it annexed the Hawiian islands
How did the fifteenth amendment expand democracy in the United States?
It gave African American men the right to vote
Which movement is most associated with the birth of the women’s rights movement?
the abolitionist movement
Which factor most encouraged settlement in California after 1849?
gold was discovered in the Sierra Nevada mountains
In which ways were innovations in industry and economic growth related?
railroads and new technology helped expand farming and industry
Why was Manifest Destiny questioned?
abolitionists worried about the spread of slavery
What was Frederick Douglass’s contribution to abolitionism?
He was a former slave who spoke out against the institution of slavery
How did nationalist feeling endanger the Austro-Hungarian empire?
the slavic groups within the nation kept fighting for independence
What was the main reason for Russian expansionism in the 1800s?
attempt to gain a warm-water port
What kind of power did tsars hold in Russia?
they had absolute power to make all decisions
What did the Crimean War reveal about Russia?
how it lagged behind other European nations
Which of the following was a result of poor industrial working conditions in Russia?
radicals gained support among the workers
Which of the following happened after nationalism in the ottoman empire led to revolts?
other European countries invaded, taking what they could
Which of the following was the immediate result of emancipating the serfs in Russia?
the serfs were unable to purchase the land on which they had worked and were poor and discontent
Which of these statements describes the characteristics of autocratic rule in Russia?
a royal family whose leader controls all aspects of life, including food and religion
How was the location of Crimea significant?
it had port access to the Black Sea
Which of the following resulted from France giving Russia a loan to build the Trans-Siberian highway?
France developed a political alliance with Russia
Why did Franz Joseph’s attempts to reform Austria-Hungray fail?
The reforms did not provide solutions for the problems of most of the people in the empire
What aspect of the french revolution inspired creole leaders like simon bolivar?
the ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity
Which statement correctly identifies one aspect of Realpolitik?
power is more important than principles
How did victor emmanuel contain political unrest after unification?
he extended voting rights and instituted social reforms
Which of the following is considered a success of Napoleon III’s reign?
a new french constitution was written
Which answer best describes one effect of free enterprise in the United States?
it brought conflict between labor and management
Which of the following was most directly related to the decline of the Hapsburg empire?
nationalists sentiments from ethnic groups in the empire
Which answer best describes how the people participated in changing their governments in Eastern Europe and Russia?
they participated in protests and strikes
What was the spark that finally ignited widespread rebellion in Latin America?
Napoleon’s invasion of Spain
Which answer best describes how the Dreyfus Affair affected French society?
it pitted royalists and the church against liberal and republicans