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Who is Ram Mohun Roy? A great scholar, he felt that India could learn from the west. He was the founder of a Hindu college in Calcutta.
Who is Guang Xu? A young emperor, loaunched the hundred days of reform.
Who is Sun Yixian? Chinese republic, organized the revolutionary alliance to rebuild China on "three principles of the people"
Who is Usman dan Fodio? Scholar and preacher, denouned the corruption of the local Hausa rulers. He called for social and religious reforms based on the Sharia, or islamic laws
Who is Shaka? waged relentlesswar and conquered many nearby people. He absorbed their young men and women into Zulu regiments.
Who is Leopold II? The King of Belgium from 1865-1909. The scramble for Africa began in the mid-1870's with the purpose to colonize the "Dark Continent".
What is Purdah? isolation of women in seperate quarters
What is a protectorate? country with its own government but under control of an outside power
What is a trade surplus? situation in which a country exports more than it imports
What is trade deficit? a situation where a country imports more than it exports
What was the balance of trade? difference between how much a country imports and how much it exports
What is social darwinism? a belief, popular in the late Victorian era in England, America, and elsewhere, which states that the strongest or fittest should survive and flourish in society, while the weak and unfit should be allowed to die. growing sense of racial superiority
What was the Boer war? A war in which Great Britain defeated the Boers of South Africa
What is Wahhabi? has become infamous among the Muslims, however, there is very little understanding among the general Muslim populace as to the exact meaning of this term 'Wahhabi'.
What was the sepoy rebellion? One of the most well-known uprisings during the British colonization of India was a mutiny of the native troops known as "sepoys". It began on May 10, 1857 the Sepoy rebellion was a complete surprise to the British. Lasted until 1859.
What was the open door policy? American approach to China around 1900,favoring open trade relation between China and other nations
what was the Berlin conference of 1884?
Why was Sierra Loene important?
What was important about Ethiopia? It was an idependant place and it stayed independant.
What was important about Iran?
What was important about the Suez canal? The Suez canal was a warm water port that made it easier for trade and a faster route because it cut through ther countries.
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