Test Practice Sheet - Latin American Independence and Nationalism

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Test Practice Sheet - Latin American Independence and Nationalism

  1. 1. Social Studies for 9th E.G.B. | Teacher: Mauricio Torres
  2. 2.  We have very short time to do this practice so try to do your best in the least amount of time. Write the answers and questions on a sheet of paper or on your notebook. Think your answers well, be cool and remember what you have learned in class. Use your own words. Pay attention: follow instructions carefully. Don’t shout out the answers! Concentrate on your test, be quiet and… GOOD LUCK!
  3. 3.  1.- During the regime of Porfirio Diaz who were the most benefitted by foreign investment?  The peasants  Farmers  Land owners  The Elite
  4. 4.  2.- Who captured Bogotá?  Bolivar  San Martin  L’Overture  None of the above
  5. 5.  3.- The main reason why the Gran Colombia failed to hold itself together was:  Clash of egos.  Self interests.  Disagreements.  All of the above.
  6. 6.  4.- Voltaire defended:  Balance of powers  Free market  Freedom of speech  A strong leader
  7. 7.  5.- What weakened Spain before the independence movements?  Napoleon’s invasion  Internal strife  Natural disasters  Economic difficulties
  8. 8.  6.- Who was the crown’s representative in the Americas:  His eminence  The Viceroy  The Prince  The Church
  9. 9.  1.- What drove the different social classes in Latin America to seek independence from Spain?
  10. 10.  2.- Why did Dom Pedro declare independence on his own?
  11. 11.  1.- List two reasons why you think the creoles in Mexico didn’t fully support independence.
  12. 12.  Use this time to check your answers. Correct them if needed Don´t cheat on yourself, this is a practice of your skills and capabilities. Learn from your mistakes and… ADAPT!
  13. 13.  Check your notes from class. Visit the website: ssclasstorremar.wordpress.com Review some information from your book. Use this practice as a guideline. And study…
  14. 14.  1.- During the regime of Porfirio Diaz who were the most benefitted by foreign investment?  The peasants  Farmers  Land owners  The Elite
  15. 15.  2.- Who captured Bogotá?  Bolivar  San Martin  L’Overture  None of the above
  16. 16.  3.- The main reason why the Gran Colombia failed to hold itself together was:  Clash of egos.  Self interests.  Disagreements.  All of the above.
  17. 17.  4.- Voltaire defended:  Balance of powers  Free market  Freedom of speech  A strong leader
  18. 18.  5.- What weakened Spain before the independence movements?  Napoleon’s invasion  Internal strife  Natural disasters  Economic difficulties
  19. 19.  6.- Who was the crown’s representative in the Americas:  His eminence  The Viceroy  The Prince  The Church
  20. 20.  1.- What drove the different social classes in Latin America to seek independence from Spain?  The creoles sought to get power and privileges for themselves.  The natives, the mestizos and slaves wanted their freedom and more rights.
  21. 21.  2.- Why did Dom Pedro declare independence on his own?  To avoid losing power to other independence movements.
  22. 22.  1.- List two reasons why you think the creoles in Mexico didn’t fully support independence.  They wanted power for themselves  They did not want freedom and rights for their slaves.

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