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  1. Bay of Pigs
  2. corridos
  3. Hernan Cortes- (Spanish)
  4. Father Hidalgo
  5. Creole
  1. a Cortez conquers the Aztecs in 1521; first complex civilization falls to Spanish when Hernan Cortez takes control of Tenochtitlan helped win bc of steel swords and guns
    1520= Aztecs strike back obstacles- enormous distance and rudimentary means of communication 10,000 people killed when Cortez invited to religious ceremony
    Small pox killed many in the downfall of the city
  2. b (European descent but born in America) Spanish born in Mexico, above the Mestizos (half Spanish half native American), but under the Penninsularies (Full bred Spanish born in Spain).
  3. c Failed black ops attempt by the CIA to take over Cuba from Castro in response to him declaring Marxist in 1961. Happens April same year. Idea to take Cuban exiles, train them, invade Cuba, and get revolution going. Fails, troops die, Castro knew they were coming, and Kennedy pinned, though he didn't want to be. Then the Cuban missile crisis happened in 1962.
  4. d Creole priest, Rallied poor mestizos and Indians, Sept. 16 1810-Grito de Dolores- Poor fighter, couldn't control army—Wants to return land to Indians.
  5. e Ballad/Poem, Mexican. Often political.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A leader of peasant armies in the Mexican Revolution, one of the three main leaders with Francisco Madero and Emeliano Zapata. Was against Carranza, a constitutionalist backed by US support. Poncho felt betrayed by the US, and raided Columbia. US hunts for Poncho, never finds him.
  2. Survived from 1471-1541. Was a militarist stationed around the equator. With only 80 soldiers, he goes to the Inca empire and takes the emperor (atahualpa) prisoner, gets a "room full of gold" and kills atahualpa. Basically he humiliated the Inca.
  3. also spelled Teotihuacan {te.otiwa'kan}, just a big city before the aztecs (100-750 AD). It was built in the lake Texcoco, but the Aztecs later took it over and made it into their capital. The people that lived here before the Aztecs, and existed while the Maya were thriving. Nobody really knows their history or why they died off.
  4. Born 1920, son of wealthy landowner
    University student leads anti- government agitation
    July 26, 1953 Castro leads attacks government army barracks
    Seeks refuge in mountains and organized guerilla attacks
    1958-59-overthrow government
    Feels like an outsider, resentful against wealthier students—extremely smart, knows from early on he's going to have a diff path than everybody else.
  5. A doctrine thought up by Monroe and published by the US. It stated that the US had authority in Latin America, basically telling the Spanish to get out, and to not try to re-gain dominance in that part of the world.

5 True/False questions

  1. Columbian exchangeThe Olmec were a society in Latin America that lived from roughly 1400-500 BC. Historians do not know much about their civilization, however they did have temples and carved huge heads from stones, some that still exist to this day. They were based in the Yucatan, little further to the North.

          

  2. mestizosBallad/Poem, Mexican. Often political.

          

  3. Fulgencio Batista1933 Batista takes power (with US support)
    Rules on own or behind puppet presidents takes over as dictator in 1952,
    Refuses elections, represses opposition
    Very close ties to US

          

  4. AztecsThe Olmec were a society in Latin America that lived from roughly 1400-500 BC. Historians do not know much about their civilization, however they did have temples and carved huge heads from stones, some that still exist to this day. They were based in the Yucatan, little further to the North.

          

  5. Benito JuarezFull bred Spanish born in Spain, richest persons in Mexico and in charge

          

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