| Statement 1: “This organization is created for the
purpose of realizing the national ideal:
the union of all Serbs.”|
—Bylaws of the Black Hand
Statement 2: “. . . people . . . would think themselves
happier even under their bad government than they might be under the good government of a foreign power.”
—Mohandas Gandhi,adapted from Indian Opinion, 1905
Statement 3:“. . . above all, we want Germany to be
considered one land and the German people one people.”
—Heinrich von Gagern, The Call for German Unity
Statement 4: “We ardently wish to free Italy from foreign rule. We agree that we must put aside all petty differences in order to gain this most important goal. We wish to drive out the foreigners not only because we want to see our country powerful and glorious, but also because we want to elevate the Italian people in intelligence and moral development.”
—Count Camillo di Cavour, 1810–1861
Which idea is expressed by all the statements?
War is a means of achieving national policies.
Industrial growth is critical to a country’s prosperity.
Social class differences are the source of all conflicts.
Self-determination of the people is an important goal.
Correct Answer Number: 4
Explanation: Various movements throughout history have been aimed at removing foreign control from a country. This is evidenced by the examples listed above.