Chapter 27 Worksheet

  1. The _________________________ reforms in the Ottoman Empire, between 1839 and 1876 reorganized education, established railways and telegraph systems, and resulted in a constitution based on European prototypes.

 

  1. _________________________, the head of the coalition of Mamluk households that shared power in Egypt at the time of Napoleon’s arrival, dismissed the invader as insignificant.

 

  1. Intermarrying with Turkish families, Muhammad Ali’s descendants provided a succession of rulers in Egypt known as _________________________.

 

  1. The completion of the _________________________ Canal in 1869 shortened the distance by sea between Europe and Asia and allowed steamboats to replace sailing vessels.

 

  1. At the battle of _________________________ in 1898, the bulk of the Mahdist cavalry and its commander were slaughtered.

 

  1. Overseas trading links gave rise to a wealthy new group of merchants, the _________________________, who specialized in the import-export trade on China’s southern coast.

 

  1. In the late 1830s, the Chinese emperor sent one of his most distinguished officials, _________________________, to stamp out the opium trade.

 

  1. Led by a mentally unstable, semi-Christian prophet named Hong Xiuquan, the _________________________ Rebellion exacerbated stresses within Chinese society.

 

  1. The last decades of the Manchu dynasty were dominated by the ultraconservative dowager empress _________________________.

 

  1. In 1912, the last of emperor of China, a small boy named _________________________, was deposed.

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