Mr. Von Arter Hons World History Chapter Review Name: Imperialism III Chap 27, Sec. 3, p.786-790 Terms: Geopolitics Crimean War The Great Game People & Places: Suez Canal The Ottomans Florence Nightingale Mohammad Ali Persia Questions: 1. In what condition was the Ottoman Empire in 1830? What two events took place that year that demonstrated how powerful the Ottomans really were? 2. What were the geopolitical motivations for Russia to challenge the Ottomans? 3. What were France and Britain’s geopolitical motivations for joining the Crimean War against the Russians? 4. There were two very unique side notes to the Crimean War, one pertained to women and the other was related to journalism. What were they? 5. Which three countries were involved in the Great Game? When did the Soviet Union break its nonaggression pact? 6. Tell me the story of Mohammad Ali and Egyptian cotton. How did this agricultural shift affect the peasants? 7. How did the Suez Canal lead the way for Britain to take control of Egypt and cause the loss of the independence gained by Muhammad Ali? 8. What discovery led to the British desire to colonize Persia?