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Table of contents
  1. Preface
  2. Connections Across Continents, 1500–1800
    1. 1 Understanding the Past
      1. Introduction
      2. 1.1 Developing a Global Perspective
      3. 1.2 Primary Sources
      4. 1.3 Causation and Interpretation in History
      5. Key Terms
      6. Section Summary
      7. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    2. 2 Exchange in East Asia and the Indian Ocean
      1. Introduction
      2. 2.1 India and International Connections
      3. 2.2 The Malacca Sultanate
      4. 2.3 Exchange in East Asia
      5. Key Terms
      6. Section Summary
      7. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    3. 3 Early Modern Africa and the Wider World
      1. Introduction
      2. 3.1 The Roots of African Trade
      3. 3.2 The Songhai Empire
      4. 3.3 The Swahili Coast
      5. 3.4 The Trans-Saharan Slave Trade
      6. Key Terms
      7. Section Summary
      8. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    4. 4 The Islamic World
      1. Introduction
      2. 4.1 A Connected Islamic World
      3. 4.2 The Ottoman Empire
      4. 4.3 The Safavid Empire
      5. Key Terms
      6. Section Summary
      7. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    5. 5 Foundations of the Atlantic World
      1. Introduction
      2. 5.1 The Protestant Reformation
      3. 5.2 Crossing the Atlantic
      4. 5.3 The Mercantilist Economy
      5. 5.4 The Atlantic Slave Trade
      6. Key Terms
      7. Section Summary
      8. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
  3. An Age of Revolution, 1750–1914
    1. 6 Colonization and Economic Expansion
      1. Introduction
      2. 6.1 European Colonization in the Americas
      3. 6.2 The Rise of a Global Economy
      4. 6.3 Capitalism and the First Industrial Revolution
      5. Key Terms
      6. Section Summary
      7. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    2. 7 Revolutions in Europe and North America
      1. Introduction
      2. 7.1 The Enlightenment
      3. 7.2 The Exchange of Ideas in the Public Sphere
      4. 7.3 Revolutions: America, France, and Haiti
      5. 7.4 Nationalism, Liberalism, Conservatism, and the Political Order
      6. Key Terms
      7. Section Summary
      8. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    3. 8 Revolutions in Latin America
      1. Introduction
      2. 8.1 Revolution for Whom?
      3. 8.2 Spanish North America
      4. 8.3 Spanish South America
      5. 8.4 Portuguese South America
      6. Key Terms
      7. Section Summary
      8. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    4. 9 Expansion in the Industrial Age
      1. Introduction
      2. 9.1 The Second Industrial Revolution
      3. 9.2 Motives and Means of Imperialism
      4. 9.3 Colonial Empires
      5. 9.4 Exploitation and Resistance
      6. Key Terms
      7. Section Summary
      8. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    5. 10 Life and Labor in the Industrial World
      1. Introduction
      2. 10.1 Inventions, Innovations, and Mechanization
      3. 10.2 Life in the Industrial City
      4. 10.3 Coerced and Semicoerced Labor
      5. 10.4 Communities in Diaspora
      6. 10.5 Regulation, Reform, and Revolutionary Ideologies
      7. Key Terms
      8. Section Summary
      9. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
  4. The Modern World, 1914–Present
    1. 11 The War to End All Wars
      1. Introduction
      2. 11.1 Alliances, Expansion, and Conflict
      3. 11.2 The Collapse of the Ottomans and the Coming of War
      4. 11.3 Total War
      5. 11.4 War on the Homefront
      6. 11.5 The War Ends
      7. Key Terms
      8. Section Summary
      9. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    2. 12 The Interwar Period
      1. Introduction
      2. 12.1 Recovering from World War I
      3. 12.2 The Formation of the Soviet Union
      4. 12.3 The Great Depression
      5. 12.4 Old Empires and New Colonies
      6. 12.5 Resistance, Civil Rights, and Democracy
      7. Key Terms
      8. Section Summary
      9. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    3. 13 The Causes and Consequences of World War II
      1. Introduction
      2. 13.1 An Unstable Peace
      3. 13.2 Theaters of War
      4. 13.3 Keeping the Home Fires Burning
      5. 13.4 Out of the Ashes
      6. Key Terms
      7. Section Summary
      8. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    4. 14 Cold War Conflicts
      1. Introduction
      2. 14.1 The Cold War Begins
      3. 14.2 The Spread of Communism
      4. 14.3 The Non-Aligned Movement
      5. 14.4 Global Tensions and Decolonization
      6. 14.5 A New World Order
      7. Key Terms
      8. Section Summary
      9. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
    5. 15 The Contemporary World and Ongoing Challenges
      1. Introduction
      2. 15.1 A Global Economy
      3. 15.2 Debates about the Environment
      4. 15.3 Science and Technology for Today’s World
      5. 15.4 Ongoing Problems and Solutions
      6. Key Terms
      7. Section Summary
      8. Assessments
        1. Review Questions
        2. Check Your Understanding Questions
        3. Application and Reflection Questions
  5. A | Glossary
  6. B | World History, Volume 2, from 1400: Maps and Timelines
  7. C | World Maps
  8. D | Recommended Resources for the Study of World History
  9. Index

Review Questions

1.
Which organization later became the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
  1. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
  2. European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)
  3. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  4. European Economic Community (EEC)
2.
What controversial policy has the World Bank supported around the world?
  1. increased support for tariffs
  2. increased privatization of public utilities
  3. increased protections for workers
  4. increased access to education
3.
What was one consequence of Bechtel Corporation’s efforts to develop water infrastructure in Bolivia?
  1. the nationalization of Bechtel
  2. NAFTA’s condemnation of Bechtel
  3. better access to water in Bolivia
  4. violent protests in Bolivia
4.
How did U.S. politicians in the 1980s respond to public concerns that Japan was pursuing unfair trade practices?
  1. They called for lower wages in the United States.
  2. They pushed to limit Japanese car exports to the United States.
  3. They cut off trade in electronics with Japan.
  4. They criticized the use of foreign workers in Japan.
5.
At what industry did Rachel Carson take aim in her book Silent Spring?
  1. the coal industry
  2. the chemical industry
  3. the meat industry
  4. the nuclear industry
6.
Which group was most likely to support the growing environmental movement in the 1960s through the 1980s?
  1. young people
  2. older veterans of war
  3. poor timber workers
  4. ranchers in developing countries
7.
Efforts to protect which species created tensions between environmentalists and workers in the Pacific Northwest in the 1980s and 1990s?
  1. seals
  2. rainforest mites
  3. iguanas
  4. spotted owls
8.
Which international agreement was created to address the ozone hole in Earth’s atmosphere?
  1. the Montreal Protocol
  2. the Paris Agreement
  3. the UNFCCC
  4. NAFTA
9.
What device made it possible for digital computers to efficiently process large amounts of information without the need for complicated wiring that took up space?
  1. the integrated circuit
  2. the vacuum tube
  3. the BBS
  4. the analog computer
10.
What was one consequence of the Egyptian protests in Tahrir Square in 2011?
  1. The Egyptian president began supporting the use of social media.
  2. China banned the use of Facebook.
  3. Apple invented the iPhone.
  4. The Egyptian president was overthrown.
11.
The vaccine developed by Hilary Koprowski was designed to prevent which communicable disease?
  1. smallpox
  2. polio
  3. AIDS
  4. HIV
12.
Which continent is home to the overwhelming majority of HIV-positive cases?
  1. Europe
  2. Asia
  3. North America
  4. Africa
13.
What was the stated reason for the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003?
  1. to protect Afghanistan
  2. to destabilize Pakistan
  3. to remove WMDs from Iraq
  4. to find Osama bin Laden
14.
What ultranationalist group has arisen in Germany to oppose the immigration of Muslim refugees?
  1. PEGIDA
  2. Order of the Golden Dawn
  3. Kaigi
  4. National Justice Party
15.
Which country experienced the rise of “death squads” during a bloody civil war in the 1980s?
  1. El Salvador
  2. Venezuela
  3. Peru
  4. Ecuador
16.
Where did Rohingya refugees from Myanmar seek shelter in 2017?
  1. Pakistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. United States
  4. Germany
17.
Countries that experience the resource curse are also more likely to experience what other result?
  1. authoritarianism
  2. economic development
  3. peace
  4. government stability
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