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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which territory did Sir Wilfrid Laurier discuss on the floor of the House of Commons?
(a) Vancouver.
(b) Oregon.
(c) Washington.
(d) Alaska.

2. In the sermon, "On Suffering Persecution", ignominy and what were two opposites?
(a) Reputation.
(b) Dignity.
(c) Greed.
(d) Envy.

3. In what United States city did Sir Wilfrid Laurier defend Great Britain's cause, and support for the Great War?
(a) Chicago.
(b) New York.
(c) San Francisco.
(d) Philadelphia.

4. Who told the troops that men under his command are only his allies?
(a) Leon Trotsky.
(b) Frederick the Great.
(c) Napolean Bonaparte.
(d) Adolf Hitler.

5. Who was interested in politics, but placed social reforms before political independence?
(a) Sun Yat-sen.
(b) Mohandas Ghandi.
(c) Jan C. Smuts.
(d) Rabindranath Tagore.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the speech "Address at Angostura", what empire was America compared to after their separation from Spain?

2. Who was the editor for the Emporia Gazette and won the Pulitzer Prize?

3. Who advocated for anti-slavery and woman's suffrage and was arrested for voting in a presidential election?

4. What significant event of the American Revolution did Maverick, Gray, Caldwell, Attucks and Carr die?

5. Who was known as the "Liberator of Ireland"?

Short Essay Questions

1. In the chapter "Great Britain and Ireland", what was the Times newspaper persuading people about?

2. Describe the violation of alliance by Tilsit Russia.

3. In the chapter, "Domestic Affairs in the United States", what did John L. Lewis suggest about labor next year?

4. Describe the bow and arrow of God's wrath according to Jonathan Edwards.

5. Describe the objectives of the Committee for Industrial Organization.

6. What influenced the "new world" according to Charles Hughes?

7. What did Voltaire's smile mean according to Hugo?

8. Discuss one advantage of modern inventions.

9. What were the social principles outlined by Alexander Hamilton?

10. After WWI, why was a disarmament policy against Germany considered criminal?

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