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Chapter 12 Test

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King Leopold II King of Belgium hired Stanley to explore the Congo River basin and arrange trade treaties w/ African LeADERS
Guang Xu Young Emperor in 1898. He launched the 100 days of reform.
Ram Mohun Roy A great scholar, he new Sanskrit, Persian, and Arabic Classics, as well as English, Greek, and Latin Works.
Define Purdah The isolation of women in separate quarter
Sun Yixian Chinese republic in the early 1900s, he orginized revolutionary alliance to rebuild china on 3 principles of the people.
Usman dan Fodio Scholar and preacher denounced the corruption of local Hausa rulers.
Shaka a Ruthless and Brilliant leader of Southern Africa
define pROtecTor8 local rulers were left in place but were expected to follow the advice of European advisors on issuses such as trade or missionary.
trade sur+ exported more than it imported
trade deflict w/ china, buying more from the chinese than they sold to them
balance of trade difference between how much a country imports and how much it exports
social darwinism A theory that the laws of evolution by natural selection also apply to social structures
Boer war a war in which great britian defeated the boers of south africa
wahhabi a follower of ʿAbd al-Wahhab (1703–1792), who stringently opposed all practices not sanctioned by the Koran. The Wahhabis, founded in the 18th century, are the most conservative Muslim group and are today found mainly in Saudi Arabia.
sepoy rebellion a revolt of the sepoy troops in British India (1857–59), resulting in the transfer of the administration of India from the East India Company to the crown.
open door policy american approach to china around 1900s, favoring open trade relations between china and other nations
berlin conference of 1884 Congo Conference") of 1884–85 regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period, and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.
sierra leone It is bordered by Guinea to the north and east, Liberia to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and southwes
ethiopia Also called Abyssinia. an ancient region in NE Africa, bordering on Egypt and the Red Sea.
iran a republic in SW Asia. 67,540,002; about 635,000 sq. mi. (1,644,650 sq. km). Capital: Teheran. Formerly (until 1935), Persia.
suez canal a canal in NE Egypt, cutting across the Isthmus of Suez and connecting the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. 107 miles (172 km) long.
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