Countries: Today, this nation is the world’s second richest, but it attempted to take control of Asia, killing some 30 million people



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History 10AB: Opening Knowledge

A quick survey about the world:



Countries:

  1. Today, this nation is the world’s second richest, but it attempted to take control of Asia, killing some 30 million people: ____________________________

  2. This nation’s spies destroyed the democratically elected leader of Iran, attempted to eliminate the leader of Communist Cuba, eliminated the democratically leader of Chile: ____________________________

  3. Western European nation which ruled 1/5th of the world by 1900: ____________________________

    1. “The sun never sets on the ____________________________ Empire.”

  4. A country started by people of the Jewish faith in the mid 20th century: ____________________________

  5. This country’s laws separated Blacks and Whites until the late 1980s: ____________________________

  6. One of this country’s ancient cities pioneered the idea of democracy (government ruled by the people, not a dictator): ____________________________.

  7. Today, this nation is the world’s third richest, but it once started two wars that killed some 70 million Europeans: ____________________________

  8. This nation’s dictatorship ignores the world community, building its own nuclear weapons and missiles to deliver them. It is accused of hacking a US movie company to stop a movie featuring its dictator: ____________________________

  9. This nation’s democratic revolution initially failed by 1800, but it is a true democracy today. It recently mourned the deaths of cartoonist killed by Muslim extremists for insulting the prophet Muhammad: ____________________________

  10. This country spent 70 years being communist, but gave it up by 1990. It’s “democratically” elected leader runs it now like a dictator. It has the largest nuclear arsenal on the Earth: ____________________________

  11. This modern country was the location of Europe's greatest ancient empire. That ancient empire developed law and government that is the basis of western ideas of law and government. “You are innocent until proven guilty”: ____________________________

  12. This Latino country’s revolution in 1910 brought about a constitution to help the people, but the politicians used it to enrich themselves by helping the rich within and outside the country: ____________________________

  13. This nation’s nationalists were led by a man who taught them to use “civil disobedience” rather than violence to eliminate British control of their nation: ____________________________

Cities:


  1. The financial city of the United States: ____________________________

  2. The capital city of the United Kingdom of Great Britain: ____________________________

  3. The capital city of Japan: ____________________________

  4. The capital city of Russia: ____________________________

  5. The capital city of Germany: ____________________________

  6. The capital city of China: ____________________________

  7. The capital city of Greece: ____________________________

Issues:


  1. The world’s food may soon be completely modified this untested way: ____________________________

  2. Theory that human development is changing the Earth’s weather by increasing the average atmospheric temperature ____________________________

  3. Angry people finding technology and weapons to bring death, pain, suffering to others to draw attention to some issue they are fighting for: ____________________________

Countries: ANSWERS

  1. Today, this nation is the world’s second richest, but it attempted to take control of Asia, killing some 30 million people: ______Japan____________

2. This nation’s spies destroyed the democratically elected leader of Iran, attempted to eliminate the leader of Communist Cuba, eliminated the democratically leader of Chile: ______The United States__________

  1. Western European nation which ruled 1/5th of the world by 1900: ______Great Britain__________

    1. “The sun never sets on the ________British_______ Empire.”

  2. A country started by people of the Jewish faith in the mid 20th century: _______Israel__________

  3. This country’s laws separated Blacks and Whites until the late 1980s: _______South Africa________

  4. One of this country’s ancient cities pioneered the idea of democracy (government ruled by the people, not a dictator): ______Greece______.

  5. Today, this nation is the world’s third richest, but it once started two wars that killed some 70 million Europeans: ____Germany_________

  6. This nation’s dictatorship ignores the world community, building its own nuclear weapons and missiles to deliver them. It is accused of hacking a US movie company to stop a movie featuring its dictator: _____North Korea________

  7. This nation’s democratic revolution initially failed by 1800, but it is a true democracy today. It recently mourned the deaths of cartoonist killed by Muslim extremists for insulting the prophet Muhammad: _____France________

  8. This country spent 70 years being communist, but gave it up by 1990. It’s “democratically” elected leader runs it now like a dictator. It has the largest nuclear arsenal on the Earth: _____Russia__________

  9. This ancient empire’s development of law and government is the basis of western ideas of law and government. “You are innocent until proven guilty”: _______Rome (Italy)__________

  10. This Latino country’s revolution in 1910 brought about a constitution to help the people, but the politicians used it to enrich themselves by helping the rich within and outside the country: _______Mexico___

  11. This nation’s nationalists were led by a man who taught them to use “civil disobedience” rather than violence to eliminate British control of their nation: ______India_________

Cities:


  1. The financial city of the United States: ________New York__________

  2. The capital city of the United Kingdom of Great Britain: ______London__________

  3. The capital city of Japan: ________Tokyo_________

  4. The capital city of Russia: _____Moscow____________

  5. The capital city of Germany: _______Berlin_____________

  6. The capital city of China: ________Beijing__________

  7. The capital city of Greece: ______Athens___________

Issues:


  1. The world’s food may soon be completely modified this untested way: ______GMO (Genetically Modified Organism______

  2. Is human development changing the Earth’s weather by increasing the average atmospheric temperature? ____Global Warming______

  3. Angry people finding technology and weapons to bring death, pain, suffering to others to draw attention to some issue they are fighting for: ____Terrorism_______


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