← SOUTH AMERICA Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Sebastian Pinera
- Dirty War
- SA Culture Notes
- Juan & Eva Peron
- a current president of Chile
- b KEY VALUE: a social ethic that honored male strength, courage, aggressiveness, assertiveness, and cunning
- c State sponsored violence and terrorism in Argentina
- d was the second wife of President Juan Perón (1895-1974) and served as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
- e myths, urban living, family, machismo, marianismo
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Former president of Argentina, died Oct 27, 2010
- Plan Colombia sharply increased US support to the Colombian military and the National Police, bringing with it a wide variety of military and intelligence related hardware and training, all with the goal of assisting the Government of Colombia in their efforts to resist the depredations of narcotics terrorists.
- KEY VALUE: The "ideal" traditional Latin American woman who is patient, loving, gentle, and willing to suffer in silence
- size of California but only 6 million. 550,000 live in the Capital of Asuncion. 95% mestizo
5 True/False Questions
Argentina Population → Argentina is a land of immigrants. The majority of its people descend from early Spanish and Italian immigrants. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries immigrants from many parts of Europe arrived in the country. 3% of Argentina's population is native indian or meztizo, the rest of the population is white. As of July 2001, Argentina's estimated population is 37,384,816.
Alberto Fujimori → Chile. In 1973 he overthrew the government and most of the government was murdered. Over 15 years, he led a reign of terror. He dissolved congress, and banned other political parties, and over 85,000 citizens were murdered and others were tortured. And in 1989, he was voted out of office but still remained a military leader. He also wrote the Amnesty Law of 1978, exculpates any person who committed crimes between Sept. 11, 1973-March 10, 1978. He was arrested in the UK by a Spanish judge and died while under house arrest in Chile in 2006.
Venezuelan oil → found off the coast, can make them RICH!
Carnival → A Brazilian holiday/festival that occurs four days before Lent in Rio de Janeiro.
Jim Jones → Won presidential runoff election in Brazil on Oct 31, 2010