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CMS6-Unit 7 Test Rev

CMS6-Unit 7 Latin America's Cultural Heritage Test Review

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Cortes and Pizarro were able to conquer the Aztecs and the Incas because European diseases killed many Native Central Americans who might have fought the Spanish.
Which of the following events occurred as a result of European exploration of the Americas in the 1400s and the 1500s? the destruction of the Aztec and Incan civilizations
In the 1500s the Aztec Empire in Central America was conquered by Spanish soldiers led by Hernan Cortés
Part of the Columbian Exchange between Europe and the Americas included the Introduction of new crops to Europe and the Americas
In the 1500s, the Incan civilization was conquered by Spanish soldiers led by Francisco Pizarro
In the 1800s, Miguel Hidalgo helped to inspire the people of Mexico to rise up against which country and eventually gain independence? Spain
Miguel Hidalgo is best known as the Father of Independence in Mexico
The African slave trade grew because European nations wanted the captured Africans to work on the plantations in their colonies
One impact of the African Slave Trade included Further blending of ethnic groups in Latin America
Spain colonized many countries in Latin America. How is Spain's influence still seen in these countries today? Most of the people in these countries speak spanish and are Roman Catholic.
. Which country had the most significant impact on the language and religion of Latin America? Spain
Which Latin American country is the only one whose language and culture have been greatly influenced by Portugal, because it was the only colony of Portugal in the region? Brazil
The religion practiced and languages spoken throughout much of Latin America are similar because the people were Colonized by the same countries
A book about the history of Latin America during the 1800s featuring Toussaint L’Ouverture, Simon Bolivar and Miguel Hidalgo, would most likely have which title? Independence Movements in Latin America
"The Liberator" who led Venezuela, Columbia, Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador in their successful fight for independence from Spain was Simon Bolivar
After a ten−year struggle, Haiti was the first nation in Latin America to gain independence in 1804. How did Haiti win its independence from France? in a revolt led by the former slave, Toussaint L'Ouverture
23. This was the exchange of plants, animals, tools, ideas, diseases, etc. between the New World (Latin and North America) and the Old World (Europe). Columbian Exchange
He was the last leader of the powerful Aztec empire that ruled Mexico Montezuma II
These were the powerful Native American people who ruled the Andes Mountains of Peru before the arrival of the Spanish. Inca
He was the leader of a group of Spanish conquistadors (soldiers) who defeated the Incas and claimed their land for Spain. Francisco Pizarro
These were the powerful Native American people who ruled Mexico prior to the arrival of the Spanish. Aztec
He was the last leader of the Inca Empire in the Andes Mountains of Peru Atahualpa
He was the leader of a group of 600 Spanish conquistadors (soldiers) that conquered that Aztecs and claimed Mexico for Spain. Hernan Cortes
This was the name given to the trade routes that brought slaves across the Atlantic Ocean from the west coast of Africa to the Americas and the Caribbean while sending items like gold, guns, and rum to Africa in return. Triangular trade
This was a great mountain city built by the Incas in the Andes Mountains that is famous for its stonework ruins today. Machu Picchu
Known as “the liberator” he was the general who won independence for the northern half of South America by leading their military forces to victory over the Spanish. Simon Bolivar
These were floating gardens used by the Aztecs for growing crops in swampy land around their capital. Chinampas
This term refers to the culture region formed by the Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries of the Western Hemisphere including those that were colonized by the British and other Europeans. Latin America’s prevailing religion is Roman Catholicism. Latin America
This was the system of writing used by the Mayas with symbols that stood for words or syllables. Hieroglyphs
He led a successful rebellion against the French to free the Slaves of St. Domingue (Haiti) from French control. Toussaint L’Ouverture
He was a Catholic priest whose “Grito de Delores” (Cry of Delores) rallied Mexicans to rebel for independence against Spanish rule. Miguel Hidalgo
Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. What roles did Cortez, Montezuma, Pizarro, and Atahualpa play in the Spanish encounter and conquest of the Aztecs and Incas (tell who each person was and what they did that was important)?
Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. Why were Toussaint L‘Ouverture, Simon Bolivar and Miguel Hidalgo important in the independence movements of Latin America (tell who each person was and what they did that was important)?
Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How did the Columbian Exchange lead to the decline of the indigenous population, change agriculture and introduce the horse (give specific details about each of the three effects listed)?
Created by: jpkelley