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  1. Santa Anna
  2. Tenochtitlan
  3. Incas
  4. Olmecs
  5. Poncho Villa
  1. a Spanish encountered them. They were in Peru. Not exactly and ancient civilization, and didn't last very long either. It was founded in 1438 by Pachacuti. His tactic to make the Incas so large was to ask neighboring villages to become part of his empire and strengthen it, eventually it was really super dooper big. like really big,,,, scary big :/. They are well known for their legendary road network that spanned thousands of miles and can still be used to this day. their native language was Quechua. The Inca was a theocratic empire, that is the rulers were religious and had divine rule. Because of this, the royal family inter married, thus a lot of "mentally impaired" (retards) were emperors and screwed up the empire.
  2. b A Mexican general that rebelled against own government in 1835 and seized power and scrapped the constitution. Santa Anna captured Texas in the battle of Alamo. Dictator like, banned slavery in 1835 Saw war of Reform coming , plan to take him out. Resigned preemptively in 1855. He also was defeated in San Jacito
  3. c 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.
  4. d 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.
  5. e The 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. drives the Spanish out of Peru/Cuba
  3. instituted in 1929 to bring peace to Mexico, by answering the people, but quickly grew to become another time of political repression, they PRI would select a new candidate to win every six years, as they were the dominant power in the Mexican Political system, also the PRI rigged the elections in favor of the candidate they chose, But the PRI was destroyed in 2000 after a rule of 71 years. They also did not tolerate opposition
  4. Ballad/Poem, Mexican. Often political.
  5. Zapotec Indian from tiny village when he moved to Oaxaca at 13 did not speak Spanish 1855 became Minister of Justice and issued series of reforms (called Ley Juarez) Responsible for constitution of 1857, became president in 1861
    Had reforms in 1867 such as the education ? At end of 10 year reign people see him as a dictator?

5 True/False Questions

  1. AztecsBefore Inca, Spanish encountered them. In the aztec society, there was one king who was a divine ruler. this person ruled over the whole aztec kingdom and was passed down by lineage. They were really big on human sacrifice and found it kinda fun. The people that lived in the kingdom would ever so often (u know just for fun) practice blood letting, by stabbing their ears and tounges, releasing large amounts of blood "in honor of they gods". Montezuma was a representation of a god. They were very learned in the subject of the galaxy and were better at math than Vasco.


  2. Father HidalgoCreole priest, Rallied poor mestizos and Indians, Sept. 16 1810-Grito de Dolores- Poor fighter, couldn't control army—Wants to return land to Indians.


  3. Columbian exchangeEuropeans and the Spanish (old world) brought things like religions, ideas, people, plants, diseases and animals to the Americas, this blended the old and new world.


  4. PizarroSurvived 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.


  5. MayansAnother Latin American civilization that existed from 300-900 AD, however it is thought that some of the earliest Mayan growth can be dated back to 500 BC. They were based in the Yucatan, and each city had its own chief or "president" (in todays terms). Each Mayan city shared a common religion and beliefs.


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