World History: Chapter 20 Latin American Indepedence

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The struggle for independence in Latin America.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Spain & Portugal

    • B. 

      France & Spain

    • C. 

      Germany& Italy

    • D. 

      Portugal & France

  • 2. 
    The European settlers made workers of the Indians and brought _______to Latin America from Africa.
  • 3. 
    Mother countries did not allow _________ to develop in Latin America.
  • 4. 
    People born in Spain felt inferior/superior to other Latin Americans.
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Equal

  • 5. 
    The children of Spanish colonists and Native Americans were called
    • A. 

      Creoles

    • B. 

      Mestizos

    • C. 

      Spaniards

  • 6. 
    Haiti covers the __________third of the island of Hispaniola.
    • A. 

      Eastern

    • B. 

      Western

    • C. 

      Southern

    • D. 

      Northern

  • 7. 
    Simon ________ is called the George Washington of South America.
    • A. 

      Bolivar

    • B. 

      San Martin

    • C. 

      Cowler

    • D. 

      Espaniola

  • 8. 
    The people of Haiti are mostly descendants of
    • A. 

      Africans

    • B. 

      Indians

    • C. 

      Americans

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 9. 
    The first Latin American country to fight for its freedom was ________.
  • 10. 
    Haiti was a ________ colony.
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    Many wealthy Spaniards lived on _________.
    • A. 

      Haciendas

    • B. 

      Missions

    • C. 

      Farms

    • D. 

      Plantations

  • 13. 
    For how many years did the Spanish build colonies in the New World?
  • 14. 
    They led Mexico's revolt against Spain.
    • A. 

      Hildago and Moreles

    • B. 

      Higgins and Hildago

    • C. 

      Bolivar and Moreles

    • D. 

      Washington and Jefferson

  • 15. 
    Chile owns its liberation to this man.
    • A. 

      O'Higgins

    • B. 

      Bolivar

    • C. 

      Morelos

    • D. 

      Hidalgo

  • 16. 
    Dom Pedro led ______ to independence without bloodshed.
    • A. 

      Chile

    • B. 

      Haiti

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Colombia