Test Practice Sheet - Latin American Independence and Nationalism

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  • 1. Social Studies for 9th E.G.B. | Teacher: Mauricio Torres

2. We have very short time to do this practice so tryto do your best in the least amount of time. Write the answers and questions on a sheet ofpaper or on your notebook. Think your answers well, be cool and rememberwhat you have learned in class. Use your own words. Pay attention: follow instructions carefully. Dont shout out the answers! Concentrate on your test, be quiet and GOOD LUCK! 3. 1.- During the regime of Porfirio Diaz whowere the most benefitted by foreigninvestment? The peasants Farmers Land owners The Elite 4. 2.- Who captured Bogot? Bolivar San Martin LOverture None of the above 5. 3.- The main reason why the Gran Colombiafailed to hold itself together was: Clash of egos. Self interests. Disagreements. All of the above. 6. 4.- Voltaire defended: Balance of powers Free market Freedom of speech A strong leader 7. 5.- What weakened Spain before theindependence movements? Napoleons invasion Internal strife Natural disasters Economic difficulties 8. 6.- Who was the crowns representative in theAmericas: His eminence The Viceroy The Prince The Church 9. 1.- What drove the different social classes inLatin America to seek independence fromSpain? 10. 2.- Why did Dom Pedro declare independenceon his own? 11. 1.- List two reasons why you think the creolesin Mexico didnt fully support independence. 12. Use this time to check your answers. Correct them if needed Dont cheat on yourself, this is a practice ofyour skills and capabilities. Learn from your mistakes and ADAPT! 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. 1.- During the regime of Porfirio Diaz whowere the most benefitted by foreigninvestment? The peasants Farmers Land owners The Elite 15. 2.- Who captured Bogot? Bolivar San Martin LOverture None of the above 16. 3.- The main reason why the Gran Colombiafailed to hold itself together was: Clash of egos. Self interests. Disagreements. All of the above. 17. 4.- Voltaire defended: Balance of powers Free market Freedom of speech A strong leader 18. 5.- What weakened Spain before theindependence movements? Napoleons invasion Internal strife Natural disasters Economic difficulties 19. 6.- Who was the crowns representative in theAmericas: His eminence The Viceroy The Prince The Church 20. 1.- What drove the different social classes inLatin America to seek independence fromSpain? The creoles sought to get power and privilegesfor themselves. The natives, the mestizos and slaves wantedtheir freedom and more rights. 21. 2.- Why did Dom Pedro declare independenceon his own? To avoid losing power to other independence movements. 22. 1.- List two reasons why you think the creolesin Mexico didnt fully support independence. They wanted power for themselves They did not want freedom and rights for their slaves.