How well do you know Cárdenas?

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How Well Do You Know Cárdenas?

Test your knowledge on Lázaro Cárdenas del Rio. (President of Mexico 1934-1940)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What date did Cárdenas nationalize Mexican oil?
    • A. 

      May 15, 1937

    • B. 

      March 18, 1838

    • C. 

      March 18,1937

    • D. 

      May 15, 1938

  • 2. 
    In 1936 the old labor federation CROM was dissolved and the ______ was created to replace it. 
  • 3. 
    The main difference between Obregón's/Calles's land reforms and Cárdenas's land reforms was that Cárdenas provided the Mexican people:
    • A. 

      Land distribuition based on climatic and soil conditions of the regions

    • B. 

      Infrastructure (seeds, machinery, credit)

    • C. 

      General modernization of Mexican life and society

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 4. 
    What was Cárdenas's view on women's rights?
    • A. 

      He believed women should have no rights, fearing that they would be influenced by the church.

    • B. 

      He believed women should be granted equal rights

    • C. 

      He did not deal with this issue at all.

  • 5. 
    Being concerned with Indian welfare, Cárdenas created the _______________ to protect Indian interests.