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5 Matching questions

  1. Amazaon River
  2. Conquistadores
  3. Pampas
  4. machismo
  5. banana republic
  1. a Latin American social ethic that honored male strength, courage, aggressiveness, and assertiveness
  2. b refers to a Central American country that is politically unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and is dependent upon one export
  3. c part of the conquest of the Americas in the 16th century and included Spanish soldiers, explorers, and fortune hunters
  4. d second longest river in the world; runs 4,000 miles from west to east and its mouth is located in the Atlantic Ocean
  5. e grassland region located in Argentina and Uruguay

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a trade agreement between countries in North America (United States, Mexico, and Canda)
  2. a person of mixed African and European descent
  3. a representative government where indivdual freedoms are protected
  4. related to the rainforest and is caused by human migration, economic development, and pusuing short-term profits by ranchers and the lumber industry
  5. refers to a person who has to leave his or her country to find safety elsewhere

5 True/False questions

  1. interdictionprocess of seizing drugs while the drugs are enroute to the United States

          

  2. Rio GrandePeruvian empire that was very powerful in South America; came to an end in 1532

          

  3. maquiladoraLatin American social ethic that honored male strength, courage, aggressiveness, and assertiveness

          

  4. Galapagos Islandsan archipelago located off the coast of Ecuador; place where Charles Darwin tested his theory of evolution

          

  5. cartelformal organization of producers that agree to coordinate prices and production of a good; in Latin America, often refers to the drug trade