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Guiding Reading
Chapter 12, Sections 4 and 5
Section 4 The British Take Over India Pages 405 409:
East India Company and Rebellion (400-407):
1. What company won trading rights in India after the fall of the Mughal
empire?
2. How were the British able to conquer India?
3. How did the British overpower local rulers?
4. What was the East India Companys main goal in India?
5. What did British officials introduce to India in the early 1800s? (4)
6. What were the 3 unpopular moves the East India Company made in the
1850s?
7. Why did the Hindus have a problem with the rifle cartridges?
8. What was the Sepoy Rebellion?
9. Make a T-Chart and list the causes and effects of the Sepoy Rebellion.
Impact of British Colonial Rule (407-408):
10.
What system of colonial rule did Parliament set up in India after
1858?
11.
How did Britain view India?
12.
What advancements did Britain create in India?
13.
What did these advancements help the British do?
14.
What did the better healthcare and increased food production
lead to?
15.
On the positive side, what did British rule bring to India?
16.
Which social class benefited the most from the British policies
and why?
Different Views on Culture (408-409):
17.
Did Ram Mohun Roy feel as though India could learn from the
West?
18.
What traditions did Roy condemn?
19.
What is Ram Mohun Roy also known as?
20.
How did the British feel about Indian culture?
Indian Nationalism Grows (409):
21.
What new class emerged during the years of British rule?
22.
What did this new class dream of?
23.
What were the goals of the Indian National Congress?
24.
Why was the Muslim League established?
Section 5 China and the New Imperialism Pages 411 415:
Trade Between Britain and China (411-412):
25.
What was Chinese trade like prior to the 1800s?
26.
What were the 2 developments that would transform Chinas
relations with the Western world?
27.
What did good did the British sell to China in exchange for tea?

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28.
What happened when the Chinese government asked the British
to stop trading the drug?
29.
Who won the Opium War in 1839?
30.
What did the British gain from the Treaty of Nanjing?
31.
What did the series of unequal treaties do?
32.
What did the war lasting from 1856-1858 pressure China to do?
The Taiping Rebellion Weakens China (412-413):
33.
What dynasty almost ended because of the Taiping Rebellion?
34.
Approximately how many people died in the Taiping Rebellion?
35.
Who did the Qing government have to share power with at the
end of the rebellion?
Launching Reform Effects (413-414):
36.
What happened during the self-strengthening movement?
37.
Which Chinese neighbor began rapid modernization which
eventually led to a war in 1894?
38.
Which power won the Sino-Japanese War?
39.
Which western powers carved out spheres of influence in China
at the end of the war?
40.
What was the Open Door Policy?
41.
What was the Hundred Days Reform?
The Qing Dynasty Falls (414-415):
42.
What was the goal of the Boxer Rebellion?
43.
What happened when the Boxers attacked foreigners on Chinese
soil?
44.
What were the effects of the uprising? (multiple)
45.
Why did Sun Yixian (Sun Yat-sen) establish the Revolutionary
Alliance?
46.
What were the Three Principles of the People?
47.
Who gained the throne in 1908?
48.
Who was named president in 1911 and established the Chinese
republic?