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  1. Jose Marti-
  2. Fulgencio Batista
  3. Poncho Villa
  4. Platt Ammendment
  5. Aztecs
  1. a 1933 Batista takes power (with US support)
    Rules on own or behind puppet presidents takes over as dictator in 1952,
    Refuses elections, represses opposition
    Very close ties to US
  2. b Before 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.
  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 drives the Spanish out of Peru/Cuba
  5. e US troops had occupied Santiago refused to allow Cuban rebels into city. Would occupy country until 1902
    Required that Cuba consent to US's right to intervene in Cuban affairs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. they were the military dictators. they came to vulnerable countries and tried to be friends with military and help take over countries.

5 True/False questions

  1. MayansSpanish 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. corridosBallad/Poem, Mexican. Often political.


  3. peninsularesFull bred Spanish born in Spain, richest persons in Mexico and in charge


  4. Creoleinstituted 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


  5. encomienda systemBorn 1920, son of wealthy landowner
    University student leads anti- government agitation
    July 26, 1953 Castro leads attacks government army barracks
    Seeks refuge in mountains and organized guerilla attacks
    1958-59-overthrow government
    Feels like an outsider, resentful against wealthier students—extremely smart, knows from early on he's going to have a diff path than everybody else.