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5 Matching questions

  1. mestizos
  2. Columbian exchange
  3. encomienda system
  4. Bartolome De Las Casas
  5. Benito Juarez
  1. a 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?
  2. b half Spanish half Indian) shut out of jobs—Indian's forced to pay tribute
  3. c Europeans 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. d system the Spanish set up in the Americas to control the people who lived here. Spain gave land to Conquistadors, who then enslaved native peoples and took Africans for slaves. They would own enormous tracts of land and would grow crops and raise domesticated animals there.
  5. e Goes to Hispaniola in 1502 earns encomienda turns to evangelizing Indians. 1506- ordained deacon, then in 1512, 1st priest ordained in New World
    Wrote a Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies (1542)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Another 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.
  2. The US demanded and got the northen half of Mexico, which included, Utah, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and parts of Texas
  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. 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. Full bred Spanish born in Spain, richest persons in Mexico and in charge

5 True/False questions

  1. caudillosthey were the military dictators. they came to vulnerable countries and tried to be friends with military and help take over countries.


  2. PRISurvived 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. corridoshalf Spanish half Indian) shut out of jobs—Indian's forced to pay tribute


  4. 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.


  5. Hernan Cortes- (Spanish)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


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