Latin America Vocabulary Part 1 Question Preview (ID: 15968)

Unit 1 - Latin America Vocabulary Review.[print questions]

overseas territory or settlement tied to a parent country
a) Colony
b) Heritage
c) Colonization
d) Deforestation

process in which people, diseases, ideas, and trade were distributed around the world from the Americas
a) Conquest
b) Labor Force
c) Diversity
d) Columbian Exchange

country whose government allows little or not private ownership of property and has strong control over the economy and society as a whole
a) Communist State
b) Federal Republic
c) Ethnicity
d) Heritage

the act or process of conquering (conquer – to get or gain by force of arms)
a) Columbian Exchange
b) Communist State
c) Conquest
d) Conquistadors

a leader in the Spanish conquest of America in the 16th century
a) Conquistadors
b) Conquest
c) Heritage
d) Federal Republic

the proportion of deaths in a population that is often expressed as the number of individuals that die in a year per thousand individuals in the population at the beginning of the year
a) Infant Mortality
b) Death Rate
c) Conquistadors
d) Conquest

widespread cutting of forests
a) Death Rate
b) Colonization
c) Human Rights
d) Deforestation

the condition of being different; an instance or a point of difference.
a) Diversity
b) Ethnicity
c) Labor Force
d) Death Rate

traits, background, allegiance, or association
a) Conquistadors
b) Heritage
c) Ethnicity
d) Culture

form of government in which the national and state governments share powers
a) Federal Republic
b) Communist State
c) Mestizo
d) Mulatto

the total value of all goods and services produced domestically by a nation during a year. It is equivalent to gross national product minus net investment incomes from foreign nations
a) GDP
b) National Debt
d) Pollutant

something that comes or belongs to one by reason of birth; an inherited lot or portion
a) Ethnicity
b) Diversity
c) Culture
d) Heritage

basic freedoms and rights, such as freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, that all people should have
a) Animal Rights
b) 2nd Amendment
c) Human Rights
d) Labor Force

the body of people who are at least 14 years old and are either employed or available for employment.
a) Labor Force
b) Task Force
c) Employees
d) Students

establishing a colony in or on
a) Colonization
b) Colony
c) Conquest
d) Conquistadors

low area surrounded by higher land
a) Basin
b) Ocean
c) GDP
d) Place

the death rate during the first year of life
a) Death Rate
b) Infant Mortality
c) Heritage
d) Ethnicity

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