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Nationalism and Imperialism: Unit Six Study Guide
** Don’t forget to study the vocabulary list, “Revolutionizing the Americas” guide, “Imperialism in Africa” worksheet, and the 15 Asian Imperialism topics. Directions: Read each set of directions carefully, and answer each question thoroughly. A. Multiple Choice: Place the correct answer in the space provided. Read the following selection and answer the question:
The United States of America reaches from ocean to ocean, and our territory of Oregon and state of California lie directly opposite to the dominions of your Imperial Majesty. Our steamships can go from California to Japan in eighteen days. Our great state of California produces about sixty millions of dollars in gold, every year, besides quick silver, precious stones, and many other valuable articles. Japan is also a rich and fertile country, and produces many very valuable articles . . . . I am desirous that our two countries should trade with each other, for the benefit both of Japan and the United States.
From a letter from U.S. President Millard Fillmore to the Emperor of Japan, 1853.

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According to the passage, what is President Fillmore seeking? A. C. _____ 2. gold from Japan imperial control of Japan B. D. trade with Japan isolation from Japan

Under the reign of the young emperor Mutsuhito, Japan: A. B. C. D. underwent a political transformation known as the Meiji Restoration. went through a violent period of religious wars. became heavily reliant on foreign money to support its economy. reverted to a democratic system.

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Which of the following statements best describes the leadership style of Otto von Bismarck and Mutsuhito? A. B. C. D. Bold and forceful; would do what needed to be done to make their countries strong Meek and timid; wilted to the pressure of their respective legislative bodies Anti-nationalist; accepted foreign influences in the name of personal, financial gain Wishy-washy; bold one day, timid the next

D. American Revolution: Monroe Doctrine: Spanish-American War: Panama Canal: Liberation: . A. B. Each secured territory through intimidation. B. Vocabulary: Define each of the following terms. 6. The capital was moved to Edo. In terms of gaining territory. _____ 5. Both countries lacked strong leadership that resulted in each country actually losing territory. The new imperial army was created. C. 10. Both countries used significant resources for overseas exploration and tribute payments. which gained each control and territory in victory. Imperial rule was re-established. which of the following statements most accurately describes how a unifying Germany and Japan under the Meiji Restoration were similar. 8. C. 9._____ 4. Which of the following represented a change in the social order during the Meiji Restoration? A. Both countries engaged their neighbors and rivals militarily. D. 7. B. Each country sent envoys to visit their neighbors to negotiate for territory and in both cases they succeeded. The emperor gained more power.