Below are a number of items with which you should be familiar after reading Chapter 42. Enter your answer in the blank. Note: You must enter NUMERIC VALUES, then click your mouse anywhere outside of the input box to check your answer.
1. The great Mexican Revolution began in:
1. 1810
2. 1868
3. 1910-1911
4. 1930

2. The popular Mexican President Lázaro Cárdenas:
1. attempted to set aside the Constitution of 1917.
2. was overthrown by the military.
3. severed relations with the U.S.
4. nationalized the oil industry.

3. President João Goulart of Brazil
1. abolished slavery.
2. built the new capital of Brasília.
3. suppressed labor unions.
4. was overthrown by a coup d'état that inaugurated over two decades of military rule.

4. The "dirty war" of the late 1970s was carried on by a military junta governing
1. Brazil
2. Argentina
3. Mexico
4. Paraguay

7. President Raúl Alfonsín of Argentina
1. brought high-ranking military officers to trial.
2. recovered the Falkland Islands from Britain.
3. brought inflation under control.
4. all of the above.

6. The victor in Peru's presidential elections of June 1990 was
1. a popular novelist.
2. A communist hard liner.
3. a son of Japanese immigrants.
4. Alan Garcia Perez.

Explain the significance of the following:
1. ejido 2. peronistas
3. Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
4. descamisados
5. Bay of Pigs
6. "Shining Path"
7. Summit of the Americas
8. Mercosur
9. "liberation theology"
10. Sandinistas
11. contras
12. Andean Group
Identify the person's role and significance, and the Latin American country they influenced.
1. Getúlio Vargas
2. Lydia Gueiler Tejada
3. Alfredo Stroessner
4. José Batlle y Ordóñez
5. Patricio Alywin
6. Anastasio Somoza
7. José Napoleon Duarte
8. Fulgencio Batista
9. Violetta Barrios de Chamorro
10. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
11. Jacabo Timmerman

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