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  1. caudillos
  2. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  3. corridos
  4. encomienda system
  5. Olmecs
  1. a Ballad/Poem, Mexican. Often political.
  2. b The US demanded and got the northen half of Mexico, which included, Utah, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and parts of Texas
  3. c they were the military dictators. they came to vulnerable countries and tried to be friends with military and help take over countries.
  4. d 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. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. half Spanish half Indian) shut out of jobs—Indian's forced to pay tribute
  2. Creole priest, Rallied poor mestizos and Indians, Sept. 16 1810-Grito de Dolores- Poor fighter, couldn't control army—Wants to return land to Indians.
  3. A doctrine thought up by Monroe and published by the US. It stated that the US had authority in Latin America, basically telling the Spanish to get out, and to not try to re-gain dominance in that part of the world.
  4. 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
  5. Spanish 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Plan of IgualaFailed black ops attempt by the CIA to take over Cuba from Castro in response to him declaring Marxist in 1961. Happens April same year. Idea to take Cuban exiles, train them, invade Cuba, and get revolution going. Fails, troops die, Castro knew they were coming, and Kennedy pinned, though he didn't want to be. Then the Cuban missile crisis happened in 1962.

          

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

          

  3. Santa AnnaAnother 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.

          

  4. Poncho VillaA 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.

          

  5. Bay of PigsAnother 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.