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Due to the native population declining from battle and disease, Spain and Portugal did this to offset the loss of labor.
a) imported slaves from Africa
b) encouraged European immigration
c) improved agriculture through new methods of farming.
d) improved living conditions for the native populations.

As a result of Castro's revolution in Cuba
a) economic ties between the United States and Cuba were strengthened.
b) Cuba became independent of Spain and was no longer a Spanish colony.
c) Cuba became a United States territory with the same status as Puerto Rico
d) tensions in the Cold War between the United States and the USSR increased.

The governments of Brazil, Cuba, and Mexico are all officially headed by a person with the title of
a) Dictator
b) President
c) His Highness
d) Prime Minister

Which of these was a DIRECT result of the success of the Cuban Revolution in 1959?
a) Zapatista Movement
b) Bay of Pigs Invasion
c) Hungarian revolution
d) Berlin Wall construction

Which of these would be MOST associated with a governmental dictatorship and restrictions on personal liberties?
a) The United Mexican States
b) Republic of Cuba
c) Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
d) Federative Republic of Brazil

The MOST LIKELY incentive for entrepreneurs to start a new business in
a) to make a profit
b) to discover a new patent.
c) to risk financial failure.
d) to create a new social benefit.

In a command economy, how is it determined what goods and services will be produced?
a) Businesses decide what to produce on the basis of market conditions.
b) Consumers decide through their behavior in the marketplace.
c) Central government planning decides what will be produced.
d) Supply and demand control production and price.

Coming into effect in 1994, NAFTA encourages free trade between the United States and which two other countries?
a) Canada and Cuba
b) Japan and China
c) Canada and Mexico
d) Panama and Brazil

In 1959 Fidel Castro led a revolution that successfully overthrew Fulgencio Batista, the leader of ...
a) Argentina
b) Guatemala
c) Mexico
d) Cuba

The Cuban Revolution resulted in
a) increased trade with the United States.
b) a Cold War ally with the United States.
c) a government that soon adopted communist reforms and ideals.
d) a more US friendly government than had existed there in the 1950s.

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