Latin American Revolutions:Pre-Test

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Coup d'etats are most often
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very violent.
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The man in the picture, Padre Miguel Hidalgo, is noted for
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beginning the Mexican independence movement.
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In Spanish Latin America, people who were of mixed European and Indian ancestry were called
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mestizos.
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The pie chart shows that the population of enslaved people in Saint Dominique was
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larger than the number of free whites and non-whites combined.
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The passage shows that L'Ouverture believed that freed enslaved persons would
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rather die than go back to being enslaved.
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Brazil's road to independence was different from that of its Latin American neighbors in that
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criollos signed a petition and asked the king's son, Don Pedro, to rule.
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What was the economy of Saint Dominique dependent upon? Check all that apply.
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sugar plantations enslaved Africans strenuous Manuel labor ruthless plantation owners
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Who sparked the independence movement in Mexico?
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mestizos and American Indians
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Augustine de Iturbides was able to declare independence from Spain while also proclaiming himself emperor in part because
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that was the type of government the Spanish colonists were used to.
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The passage shows that the author was most likely someone who was
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in support of slavery
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Which best explains why some plantation owners punished enslaved persons?
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to keep them as helpless as possible
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African enslaved persons outnumbered free people 10 to 1 in Saint-Domingue, which led to
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a massive and successful uprising.
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General Toussaint L'Ouverture died in a ______ prison in 1804, after leading the revolution in Haiti.
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French
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When Napoleon seized the Spanish throne replaced it with a French king, criollos in Latin America
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believed the people should take control.
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Saint Dominique, a French colony in the Caribbean Sea where 100,000 slaves rebelled, became a country called
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Haiti
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Bolรญvar had hoped for a unified state in Latin America, but
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instead Latin America was divided into Columbia, Ecuador, and Venezuela.
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The pie chart shows that the population of enslaved people in Saint Dominique was
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larger than the number of free whites and non-whites combined.
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Bolivar had hoped for a unified state in Latin America, but
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instead Latin America was divided into Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela.
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Saint Dominique, a French colony in the Caribbean Sea where 100,000 slaves rebelled, became a country called
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Haiti
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The man in the picture, Padre Miguel Hidalgo, is noted for
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beginning the Mexican independence movement.
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General Toussaint L'Ouverture died in a ____ prison in 1804, after leading the revolution in Haiti.
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French
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African enslaved persons outnumbered free people 10 to 1 in Saint-Domingue, which led to
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a massive and successful uprising.
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What was the economy of Saint Dominique dependent upon? Check all that apply.
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sugar plantations enslaved Africans strenuous manual labor ruthless plantation owners
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Who sparked the independence movement in Mexico?
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mestizos and American Indians
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Brazil's road to independence was different from that of its Latin American neighbors in that
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criollos signed a petition and asked the king's son, Don Pedro, to rule.
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When Napoleon seized the Spanish throne and replaced it with a French king, criollos in Latin America
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believed the people should take control.
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Political instability in the emerging Latin American countries was due in part to
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conflicting views on government.
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In Spanish Latin America, people who were of mixed European and Indian ancestry were called
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mestizos.
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Read the passage. I declare to you to re-establish slavery would be to attempt the impossible: we have known how to face dangers to obtain our liberty, we shall know how to brave death to maintain it. Toussaint L'Ouverture, 1797 The passage shows that L'Ouverture believed that freed enslaved persons would
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rather die than go back to being enslaved.
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What is the name of this man, who led the 1791 revolt in Haiti?
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Toussaint L'Ouverture
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Which best explains why some plantation owners punished enslaved persons?
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to keep them as helpless as possible.
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Look at the chart. The pie chart shows that the population of enslaved people in Saint Dominique was
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larger than the number of free whites and non-whites combined.
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The Napoleonic Wars in Europe prompted which groups to declare independence in Spanish Latin America?
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criollos
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African enslaved persons outnumbered free people 10 to 1 in Saint-Domingue, which led to
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a massive and successful uprising.
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In Spanish Latin America, people who were of mixed European and Indian ancestry were called
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mestizos.
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Read the passage. The Africans transplanted to Saint Domingue remain in general indolent and idle, quarrelsome and talkative, and liars, and are addicted to stealing. Always given to the most absurd superstitions, there is nothing which does not frighten them more or less. โ€” A Civilization That Perished: The Last Years of White Colonial Rule in Haiti, 1797 The passage shows that the author was most likely someone who was
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in support of slavery
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Brazil's road to independence was different from that of its Latin American neighbors in that
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criollos signed a petition and asked the king's son, Don Pedro, to rule.
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Bolรญvar had hoped for a unified state in Latin America, but
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instead Latin America was divided into Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela.
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Saint Dominique, a French colony in the Caribbean Sea where 100,000 slaves rebelled, became a country called__ .
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Haiti
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Which best explains why some plantation owners punished enslaved persons?
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to keep them as helpless as possible
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The term criollos refers to the people of Latin America who were
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of mixed European and African ancestry.{WRONG}
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The coup d'etats in Latin American left the new governments
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prosperous and divided.
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What was the economy of Saint Dominique dependent upon? Check all that apply.
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sugar plantations enslaved Africans strenuous manual labor ruthless plantation owners
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Augustin de Iturbide was able to declare independence from Spain while also proclaiming himself emperor in part because
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that was the type of government the Spanish colonists were used to.
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When Napoleon seized the Spanish throne and replaced it with a French king, criollos in Latin America
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believed the people should take control.
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Who were the creoles?
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People born in Latin America but educated in Europe
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What Latin American country won its independence in a bloodless revolution?
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Brazil
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Two priests helped steer what country toward independence?
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Mexico
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What are the names of the two priests that helped steer Mexico toward independence?
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Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Maria Morelos
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What was the first black colony to gain independence from European control?
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Haiti
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What are the names of the two former slaves who led the revolt in Haiti?
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Toussaint L'Ouverture and Jean Jacques Dessalines
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What Latin American country traded a European monarchy for a local monarchy?
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Brazil
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Who were the peninsulars?
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People born in the Iberian peninsula but live in Latin America
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About how many slaves were in Haiti at the time of the revolt?
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500,000
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Toussant L'Ouverture wanted what Enlightened idea for his country?
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Popular Soveriegnty
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Haiti was an important colony to France because of what?
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Because of its resources to be used for financial gain
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What is the French name for the island of Haiti
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Saint Dominigue
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What is the name of the military officer who helped liberate parts of Spanish speaking South America?
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Jose de San Martin
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Padre Miguel Hidalgo helped lead the independence movement in what Latin American country?
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Mexico
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What country had the only successful slave revolt in history?
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Haiti
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Who are the two brilliant creole generals who led several Latin American countries to independence?
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Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin
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Where were Europeans and indigenous peoples were frequently fighting against each other?
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South America
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Who helped spread ideas of Enlightenment to Latin America?
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The creoles