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9.8.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    Check Your Understanding Questions

    1 .
    What are possible reasons why China did not industrialize when many other wealthy and powerful nations did?
    2 .
    What changes were made to Japan’s traditional social structure as a result of the Meiji Restoration?
    3 .
    What did “the civilizing mission” of industrialized nations entail?
    4 .
    How did technological developments assist in colonization?
    5 .
    Which two nations most interfered with Italy’s desire to establish an empire in Africa?
    6 .
    Why did the United States want to gain control of islands in the Pacific?
    7 .
    Why did Germany have only a few colonies compared to France and Britain?
    8 .
    How were Africans treated in the Congo Free State?
    9 .
    How did imperialism harm the health of colonized people?
    10 .
    What caused the Boxer Uprising in China?

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