5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Alan Garcia
- Nester Kirchner
- 2,653 miles
- Cristina & Nestor Kirchner
- Dilma Roussef
- a The current President of Argentina (Cristina). Nestor died last year of heart attack, former president.
- b Former president of Argentina, died Oct 27, 2010
- c Won presidential runoff election in Brazil on Oct 31, 2010
- d length of Chile
- e The current President of Peru.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The December 2001 riots were a period of civil unrest and rioting in Argentina, which took place during December 2001, with the most violent incidents taking place on December 19 and December 20 in the capital, Buenos Aires.
In 1809, the "Liberator," Simon Bolivar began the battle for independence, and after the Spanish defeat in 1824, Bolivia finally gained its hard-fough freedom in 1825.
- founders of Suriname
- president/dictator of Venezuela
- President of Ecuador
5 True/False questions
Augusto Pinochet → 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.
Francisco Pizarro → civilization living in the cities
RANCHITOS → Poor communities surrounding Venezuela's cities such as in Caracas
Alfredo Stroessner → Former military dictator of Paraguay
Magellan → He was the first to prove that the new world really was a distinct landmass, separate from Asia. After sailing around the southern tip of South America he sailed westward acrosst he Pacific and reached the Philippine Islands, claiming them for Spain. Killed there.