Why were Europeans attracted to Africa?
In the late 19th century, Europeans were attracted to Africa due to its vast resources of land and minerals. Europeans came to Africa hoping to establish plantations and mines to produce crops and minerals for export to Europe. They could get cheap labour also to work on lesser wages in the mines and plantation farms.
Assertion: India played a crucial role in the late 19th-century world economy.
Reason: Britain was using trade surplus with India to balance its trade deficit with other countries.
Which of the following statements correctly identifies the corn laws?
The most common food of the world was not known to:
Assertion: There was a collapse of the system of fixed exchange rates.
Reason: From the 1960s, the rising costs of its overseas involvements weakened the US’s finances and competitive strength. It could not command confidence as the world’s principal currency.
Which of the following is the direct effect of the Great Depression on Indian Trade?
The silver metal was not available in :
Assertion: The Portuguese and Spanish conquest and colonization of America was decisively underway by the mid-sixteenth century.
Reason: The most powerful weapon of the Spanish conquerors Was the rinderpest.
Which of the following enabled the Europeans to conquer and control the Africans?
In the 18th century, which among the following was not a rich country?
Assertion: The railways, steamships, the telegraph were important inventions which transformed the nineteenth-century world.
Reason: Colonisation stimulated new investments and improvements in transport.
Who discovered the vast continent, later known as America?
Which out of the following was beyond the reach of the poor in 18th century Europe?
Assertion: Over the nineteenth century, British manufacturers flooded the Indian market.
Reason: The value of Indian exports to the British was much higher than the value of British imports to India.
Until the 18th century which two countries were considered the richest in the world?