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This activity contains 34 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following groups was responsible for the overthrow of the reformist government in Guatemala in 1954?

 
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Question 2.
Fidel Castro led the revolution that successfully expelled what Cuban ruler?

 
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Question 3.
Which of the following statements MOST accurately describes the outcome of the Cuban Revolution?

 
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Question 4.
Liberation theology refers to

 
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Question 5.
Which of the following was NOT typical of military governments established in Latin America during the 1960s and 1970s?

 
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Question 6.
Which of the following statements concerning U.S. relations with Latin America is MOST accurate?

 
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Question 7.
What U.S. president introduced the “Good Neighbor Policy” that promised to deal more fairly with Latin American countries and to halt direct intervention?

 
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Question 8.
In which of the following periods did most Latin American women achieve the right to vote?

 
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Question 9.
What distinguishes those regions referred to as the “Third World” from other societies?

 
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Question 10.
“Import substitution industrialization” refers to

 
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Question 11.
In many cases, Latin American Liberals gained power in conjunction with

 
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Question 12.
What military leader in Argentina broadened the base of support for the conservative government by appealing to labor groups and by utilizing the popularity of his wife?

 
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Question 13.
What populist ruler gained power in Brazil following the disputed election of 1929?

 
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Question 14.
Which of the following Latin American nations engaged in a twentieth-century revolution with international implications prior to World War I?

 
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Question 15.
Francisco Madero

 
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Question 16.
Which of the following figures in the Mexican Revolution led a peasant-based rebellion in the state of Morelos?

 
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Question 17.
Which of the following reforms was NOT included in the revolutionary constitution of 1917 in Mexico?

 
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Question 18.
The Mexican muralist movement was indicative of

 
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Question 19.
Which of the following political organizations was established in Mexico as part of the one-party political system?

 
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Question 20.
Juan Peron was first elected president of Argentina in 1946, was removed from power in 1955, and returned as president in

 
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Question 21.
Most Caribbean states send their exports, primarily crops and minerals, to the US and

 
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Question 22.
It appeared that the Organization of American States (OAS) as well as the US were close to normalizing relations with Cuba in 1975 until

 
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Question 23.
One of the biggest problems plaguing Haiti is an unemployment rate of

 
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Question 24.
The 2000 election of Vicente Fox Quesada as president of Mexico was precedent-setting because

 
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Question 25.
Which of the following was NOT a former Spanish holding in Latin America?

 
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Question 26.
The Spanish-born colonists in Latin America were called

 
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Question 27.
Latin optimism after independence soon disappeared due to

 
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Question 28.
The leading foreign investor in Latin America until World War I was

 
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Question 29.
The Argentine grasslands with the most fertile ground in the world for growing wheat is called

 
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Question 30.
Brazil was a former colony of

 
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Question 31.
Which of the following was NOT once a part of “Gran Colombia”?

 
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Question 32.
Which of the following states did NOT extend the vote to women during the late 1920s and early 1930s?

 
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Question 33.
The first major political revolution of the twentieth century was

 
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Question 34.
Madero launched a rebellion against the Diaz regime with the

 
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