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Latin America History

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  • Q1
    Which native group lived in the Andes Mountains of South America?
    Incas
    Aztecs
    30s
  • Q2
    Which native group built chinampas, or floating gardens, to grow food?
    Incas
    Aztecs
    30s
  • Q3
    Which native group was conquered by Hernando Cortes?
    Incas
    Aztecs
    30s
  • Q4
    Which conquistador conquered the Inca?
    Francisco Pizzaro
    Heranando Cortes
    Fidel Castro
    Simon Bolivar
    30s
  • Q5
    What was transported to the Americas during the "Middle Passage" of triangular trade?
    manufactured goods
    raw materials
    gold
    slaves
    30s
  • Q6
    What was a very deadly weapon that the Conquistadors brought with them to the Americas that the Natives were not able to fight against successfully?
    arrows
    diseases
    knives
    guns
    30s
  • Q7
    What Ancient American civilization built their capital city, Tenochtitlan, in the middle of a lake?
    Incas
    Aztecs
    30s
  • Q8
    Latin America is not as wealthy as the United States and Canada. What type of countries are in Latin America?
    developing nations
    high standard nations
    rich nations
    developed nations
    30s
  • Q9
    What country sends the largest number of immigrants to the United States?
    Russia
    Canada
    Mexico
    Brazil
    30s
  • Q10
    What type of government was established in Cuba after the revolution?
    democracy
    capitalist
    dictatorship
    Communism
    30s
  • Q11
    What was the purpose of the Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961?
    To end Spanish rule of Cuba
    To start the Cuban Revolution
    To remove Fidel Castro from power
    To fight for poor farmers
    30s
  • Q12
    How did the United States respond to Russia's attempt to put nuclear missiles in Cuba?
    The U.S. dropped an atomic bomb
    The U.S. invaded Cuba
    The U.S. used a naval blockade to stop the shipments of missiles.
    The U.S. attacked the ships
    30s
  • Q13
    What type of relationship exists between the United States and Cuba today?
    They are allies.
    The two countries have no relationship.
    The countries are normaizing.
    They are trading partners.
    30s
  • Q14
    Many Cubans left the island after the 1959 Revolution to live in the United States. What is a name for these Cubans?
    Guerillas
    Exiles
    Tourists
    Entrepreneurs
    30s
  • Q15
    Who is the current president of Cuba.
    Fulgencio Batista
    Raul Castro
    Fidel Castro
    Miguel Diaz-Canel
    30s

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