Hahn Chapter 10 - Mexico
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Assembly factories that produce goods for export, often located along the US-Mexican border are called
The Porfiriato was a period of...
authoritarian rule by Porfirio Diaz in which he encouraged foreign investment and economic development
Mexican Constitution of 1917 did not include...
Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas us best remembered by his redistribution of land in the form of __________ to the Mexican peasantry, which provided much support for his government
Refers to an informal system in which a powerful patron offers resources in return for the support of lower-status and less-powerful clients
Felipe Calderon was able to consolidate his hold over power in Mexico despite his winning the presidency by a narrow margin in 2006 due to....
Lopez Obrador's refusal to concede defeat which divided Mexico's political opposition
President Vicente Fox found it difficult to enact his domestic agenda becase...
He lacked the compliant congressional majority that his predecessors had enjoyed
Mexico's membership in NAFTA is symbolic of its...
Current acceptance of its role in the global economy after a brief period of turning inward following the Mexican Revolution in order to assert its economic independence
The Mexican regime has been viewed as being legitimate followings its social revolution because...
It incorporated peasants and workers into the Institutional Revolution Party (PRI) and its government institutions
Between 1940 and 1982, Mexico pursued a trade and economic policy called ____________ that involved the domestic manufacture of previous imported goods to satisfy domestic market demands
Import substitution industrialization
Not an effects of Import substitution industrialization....
Decrease in urban and rural poverty
The Mexican Miracle of the 1940s through the 1970s refers to a period...
Of impressive economic performance in Mexico
NOT a result of the discovery of large oil reserves in Mexico during the 1970s...
These reserves increase the power of privileged interest groups in Mexico and their ability to influence government policy
Today, Mexico;s economic policy is quite distinct from many of its Latin American neighbors because of its...
Growing manufacturing sector, including advanced industries like an aerospace industry
NAFTA in Mexico....
Domestic producers worry about competition from the US, it has meant that the fate of the Mexican economy has become increasingly tied to the American economy, it has led to fears of cultural imperialism, and free trade entails a loss of sovereignty for Mexico
Members of the Chamber of Deputies are elected through...
a combination of proportional representation and simple majority.
The term sexenio refers to the six year term in office of...
Mexican presidents, senators, and governors
During the period of PRI dominance, the party's presidential candidate was selected
through a decision made by the outgoing president
Formal powers of the Mexican president include
-creating government agencies
-making policy through decree
-appointing public officials
The Mexican congress has evolved from a rubber-stamp institution to one that must be negotiated with the executive branch due to...
The loss by the PRI of its stranglehold on congressional representation
NOT a Measure adopted to make it easier for political parties to participate politically in Mexican politics
The imposition of term limits
The PRI faced a difficulty future beginning in the twenty-first century because Mexican voters were more
Urban, middle-class, and younger
Historically, the PRI was organized in a corporatist fashion in which the interests of certain social groups were presented through national organizations, which was not a group that was represented in the party's structure
The Catholic Church
The PRI's corporatist structure meant that the party...
Distributed public resources, like jobs and land, through extended networks to lower level activists who controlled voted at the local level
The PAN has drawn most of its political support from the...
The PAN has traditionally run on a platform that includes...
greater regional autonomy, less government intervention in the economy, and clean and fair elections
The factor that inhibits the electoral prospects of the PRD is...
Fictionalization writhing the party
Which region of the country tends to be the wealthiest in Mexico?
The northern states
Was founded in 2011, is the party of the current president of Mexico, has a majority of seats in the chamber of deputies and the senate
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