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4 Multiple Choice Questions
- a philosophy based on the ideas of Auguste Compte; stressed observation and scientific approaches to the problems of society.
- mounted rural workers in the Rio de la Plata region.
- advisors to Díaz's government who were influenced strongly by Positivist ideas.
- Latin American politicians who favored regional governments rather than centralized administrations; often supported by liberal politicians.
4 True/False Questions
fazendas → coffee estates that spread into the Brazilian interior between 1840 and 1860; caused intensification of slavery.
caudillos → leaders in independent Latin America who dominated local areas by force in defiance of national policies; sometimes seized the national government.
Manifest Destiny → United States declaration of 1823 that any attempt by a European country to colonize the Americas would be considered an unfriendly act.guano: bird droppings utilized as fertilizer; a major Peruvian export between 1850 and 1880.
dependency theory → the belief that development and underdevelopment were not stages but were part of the same process; that development and growth of areas like western Europe were achieved at the expense of underdevelopment of dependent regions like Latin America.