Decolonization And Independence Answers – Flashcards

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was the transfer of land and industry in Cuba from private owners to the government under Fidel Castro.
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Nationalization
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The Mexican Constitution of 1917 sought to protect democratic rule by
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breaking up large estates, providing free education, and establishing minimum-wage laws.
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Which best describes what occurred in Mexico following the institution of liberal reforms by Benito Juarez?
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The government action caused conflict between liberals and conservatives.
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Mexico's Constitution of 1917 helped the working class by
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protecting the right to strike.
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Which best describes the successes and challenges of modern-day Mexico?
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It has experienced economic growth and a growing middle class, but poverty continues to linger and government corruption remains.
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The dominant political party in Mexico for most of the twentieth century was the .
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Institutional Revolutionary Party
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Which best describes the difference between socialism and communism?
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The government controls people's lives under communism, while it provides certain services for citizens under socialism.
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Porfirio Diaz and Santa Anna each led Mexico after independence as
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dictators.
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The main reason Cárdenas nationalized Mexico's oil industry was to
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enable the country to get direct benefit from its vast supplies.
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Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz inspired a revolution in 1910 by using his power to
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limit democracy and freedoms.
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Which best describes how Mexican leaders sought to protect democratic rule after the country's revolution?
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They approved a new constitution.
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Many Latin American countries in the twentieth century turned to
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communism and socialism.
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Which best describes the successes and challenges of modern-day Mexico?
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It has experienced economic growth and a growing middle class, but poverty continues to linger and government corruption remains.
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The main reason Cárdenas nationalized Mexico's oil industry was to
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enable the country to get direct benefit from its vast supplies.
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Which actions did Fidel Castro take in Cuba after creating a communist system in 1959? Check all that apply.
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He repressed the civil liberties of all citizens. He nationalized the Cuban economy. He forbade the selling of private property. He prohibited free press in the country.
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was the transfer of land and industry in Cuba from private owners to the government under Fidel Castro.
answer
Nationalization
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The Mexican Constitution of 1917 sought to protect democratic rule by
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breaking up large estates, providing free education, and establishing minimum-wage laws.
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Which best describes what occurred in Mexico following the institution of liberal reforms by Benito Juarez?
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The government action caused conflict between liberals and conservatives.
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Mexico's Constitution of 1917 helped the working class by
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protecting the right to strike.
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Which best describes the successes and challenges of modern-day Mexico?
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It has experienced economic growth and a growing middle class, but poverty continues to linger and government corruption remains.
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The dominant political party in Mexico for most of the twentieth century was the .
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Institutional Revolutionary Party
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Which best describes the difference between socialism and communism?
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The government controls people's lives under communism, while it provides certain services for citizens under socialism.
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Porfirio Diaz and Santa Anna each led Mexico after independence as
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dictators.
question
The main reason Cárdenas nationalized Mexico's oil industry was to
answer
enable the country to get direct benefit from its vast supplies.
question
Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz inspired a revolution in 1910 by using his power to
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limit democracy and freedoms.
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Which best describes how Mexican leaders sought to protect democratic rule after the country's revolution?
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They approved a new constitution.
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Many Latin American countries in the twentieth century turned to
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communism and socialism.
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Which best describes the successes and challenges of modern-day Mexico?
answer
It has experienced economic growth and a growing middle class, but poverty continues to linger and government corruption remains.
question
The main reason Cárdenas nationalized Mexico's oil industry was to
answer
enable the country to get direct benefit from its vast supplies.
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Which actions did Fidel Castro take in Cuba after creating a communist system in 1959? Check all that apply.
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He repressed the civil liberties of all citizens. He nationalized the Cuban economy. He forbade the selling of private property. He prohibited free press in the country.