AP World History Unit 6 covers the period 1750–1900 and evaluates the consequences of industrialization, which was introduced in Unit 5. The main topics include state expansion, economic imperialism and the growth of the global economy, resistance to imperialism, and new migration patterns. Use the quiz below to test your knowledge on Unit 6 and prepare for the AP exam.
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Questions 1–3 refer to the maps below.
What factor best explains why the boundary lines in the two maps above are different?
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
What ideology was used to justify your response in question 1?
A historian researching the creation of new states in Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries would most likely find the two maps as useful information for which of the following?
Yaa Asantewaa War
Túpac Amaru II’s rebellion
The Ghost Dance Movement
Questions 4–7 refer to the passage below.
Which portion of the text most indicates the influence of nationalism during the Indian independence movement?
“and she died, because she was a woman, and without protection.”
“And her story is told here, for the reason that we know now that the old historian was wrong;”
“Raziya failed because she thought that for success she must put aside her womanhood.”
“Our Queen Victoria succeeded. And one of the things we know that she gave to her people was that same great heart of a woman and a mother,”
All of the statements below about the author are true. Which statement accurately reflects a limitation of this source as a historical account of Raziya’s reign?
She was born in 1870 to a Parsee family in India.
She was the first female law student at Oxford University.
She preferred living in Britain and even favored British rule in India.
She practiced law in India because she was banned from practicing in Britain.
Which of the following was an important continuity underlying the construction of the literary piece above (during the early 20th century)?
Hindi was the dominant religion in India.
Bombay was an important trading city in India.
Traditional gender roles were followed in India.
The garment industry was vital to the economy in India.
Both associated with Britain, how did the formation of the state of India compare with the United States?
The United States was a settler colony of Britain, India was an occupation colony.
India’s landholdings were consolidated after a war with Britain, the U.S. was not.
The United States was directly controlled by the British government, India was not.
India was shaped by private ownership of a British trading company, the U.S. was not.
Questions 8–10 refer to the image below.Sacking Guano to be Shipped by Automatic Trolley in the Ballestas Islands, Peru (1910)
The mining of guano is most similar to which of the following?
Rice cultivation in China
Sugar plantations in the Caribbean
Cotton production in the United States
Rubber extraction on the Congo basin
The boom and bust of the guano industry is best understood in the context of which event?
A historian studying the decline of guano mining in Peru might corroborate the evidence in this image with which source?
A sociologist’s study on the impact of farming technologies
A historian's record of anti-colonial revolutions in Latin America
An economist’s interpretation of resource exports around the globe
An environmentalist’s map of major storm events in the Pacific Ocean
Questions 11–13 refer to the passage below.
Which statement accurately reflects the connection between the Taiping Kingdom and European imperialism?
The Taiping Rebellion was a war against imperialist powers.
The Taping Kingdom exported the commodity of Opium abroad.
The Taiping Rebellion weakened the Qing during the Opium Wars.
The Taiping Kingdom supported the influence of the British and French.
What commodity was banned by the Taiping Kingdom, but highly sought after in China and European markets?
Which excerpt from the source can be used as evidence to support a claim about the Taiping Kingdom’s lasting impact on China?
“...so that nowhere does inequality exist, and no man is not well fed and clothed.”
“In every circle of twenty-five families, all young boys must go to church every day”
“In the creation of an army, for each 13,156 families there must first be a corps general”
“Each man throughout the empire who has a wife, sons, and daughters ... must give up one to be a soldier”
Questions 14–16 refer to the image below.Japanese Farmers at a Tea Plantation in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1930)
Which statement about Japanese immigration to Brazil is accurate?
The Meiji extended the Shogunate policies on immigration.
The Meiji permitted emigration to address widespread unemployment.
The Meiji reduced tariffs on Brazil in exchange for an open door to trade.
The Meiji faced widespread droughts, which resulted in mass emigration.
What comparison between Japanese immigrants in Brazil and immigrants in Europe during the same time can be drawn from the photograph?
Unlike most migrants in Brazil, migrants in Europe were often left jobless.
Unlike most migrants in Europe, migrants in Brazil were unable to return home.
Unlike most migrants in Brazil, migrants in Europe faced tremendous discrimination.
Unlike most migrants in Europe, Japanese immigrants in Brazil lived mostly on farms.
What made Japanese immigration to Brazil unique compared to the Chinese in Peru, Cuba and Mexico?
The Japanese were often sold into forced labor.
The Japanese were free to relocate looking for work.
The Japanese were transported to Brazil under convict labor contracts.
The Japanese were so burdened by debt that many chose indentured servitude.
Questions 17–20 refer to the maps below.
What explains the similarities between both maps?
People with the same culture settled together.
Urban planners used a similar model of development.
Gentrification and displacement of low income residents.
One imperial elite family transplanted themselves around the globe.
What statement most accurately reflects the environment in both ethnic enclaves mapped above during the 19th century?
Italian-owned restaurants, shops and businesses dominated the area.
Community gatherings were largely dictated by the influence of the church.
Residents experienced greater economic prosperity than they did back home.
A spirit of innovation led to faster developments in transportation and industry.
What description most accurately depicts migrants to the areas shown above?
Mostly males looking for work.
Mostly women looking for opportunities.
Mostly married couples looking to escape poverty.
Mostly families with kids looking for a better future.
Historians might attribute the trends on the maps above to which change during the 19th century?
The development of industrial capitalism.
The establishment of new colonies and states.
The revolution and rebellion against existing governments.
The emergence of transoceanic empires and a global economy.