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Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
Study Guide Unit 8 Ppt With Answers
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  • 1. Study Guide Unit 8: History of Latin America and the Caribbean With Answers! Wednesday February 24, 2010
  • 2. People and Vocabulary You Need to Know <ul><li>Atahualpa- Incan Emperor </li></ul><ul><li>Conquistadors- Spanish Explorer-warriors </li></ul><ul><li>Simon Bolivar- Liberator of Latin America </li></ul><ul><li>Zapatistas- Support Indigenous people in Mexico, wanted better education, housing, healthcare. </li></ul><ul><li>Hernan Cortes- Conquistador, invades Mexico </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>Miguel Hidalgo- Liberator of Mexico, Catholic Priest </li></ul><ul><li>Montezuma- Emperor of the Aztecs </li></ul><ul><li>Quipu- Incan record keeping device </li></ul><ul><li>Fidel Castro- dictator of Cuba since 1959 </li></ul><ul><li>Francisco Pizarro- Conquistador, invades Incan Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Toussiant L’Ouverture- Liberator of Haiti, freed Haitian slaves. </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>Become familiar with locations of the Aztec and Incan cities, especially the present day cities. </li></ul><ul><li>Aztec- Tenochtitlan- Mexico City </li></ul><ul><li>Inca- Cuzco- Peru </li></ul><ul><li>What were some of the main reasons why Cortes and Pizarro conquered the Aztecs or Incans? Surprised the emperor’s army and held him hostage. </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Know the events in ORDER in which the fall of the Inca empire falls/collapse. </li></ul><ul><li>Pizarro learns that the Incan emperor is wealthy </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish king allows Pizarro to attack the Incas </li></ul><ul><li>Pizarro attacks </li></ul><ul><li>Inca emperor, Atahualpa is killed </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Why was Cortes not attacked immediately when he traveled to the Aztec empire? Aztecs thought he was God. </li></ul><ul><li>What were some of the advantages that the Conquistadors had over the Aztecs or Inca? </li></ul><ul><li>Horses, guns, disease, they killed their leaders. </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>What was the Columbian Exchange? What animals were brought over through the Columbian Exchange? </li></ul><ul><li>Moving of animals, plants, people, and disease from Europe to the Americas. </li></ul><ul><li>Horses were the most important because they were used for hunting and trade. </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>Why were slaves brought from Africa during the Columbian Exchange? Native Americans were short in supply due to disease and war </li></ul><ul><li>Which two languages are primarily spoken in Latin American countries today? Spanish and Portuguese </li></ul><ul><li>What is the common religion of Latin America? Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>Which country imprisoned L’Ouverture? France </li></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>Which country gained independence under Bolivar’s efforts? There were several, but mainly Venezuela. </li></ul><ul><li>What type of government is in Cuba under Fidel Castro? Communist </li></ul><ul><li>What were some of the reasons why there was almost a nuclear war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union? Cuban Missile Crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Why did the Zapatistas not like NAFTA? How did they show their opposition against them? Took over towns in Southern Mexico. </li></ul>

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