Unit 12- Latin America Since WWII Question Preview (ID: 41798)


Review For Unit 12 Of Global II.

Which geographic feature is located in Latin America?
a) rain forest of the Congo
b) Himalaya mountains
c) plateau of Tibet
d) Amazon River

The policies of the European Union (EU) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have both resulted in
a) in increase in interdependence
b) the expansion of totalitarianism
c) an improvement in containment efforts
d) the support of isolationist practices

Which conclusion about Latin American political history could be reached after a study of the rise to power of Juan Peron in Argentina and Augusto Pinochet in Chile?
a) The strongest leaders are those who are elected democratically.
b) Spain generally supported independence movements in Latin America.
c) Latin America has a strong tradition of monarchy.
d) People will often support dictators who promise to restore stability.

During the 19th century, the economies in most Latin American countries relied primarily on the export of
a) cash crops
b) service jobs
c) hydroelectic power
d) factory-made goods

Which country is located in the region known as Latin America?
a) Portugal
b) Spain
c) Italy
d) Venezuela

The World Trade Organization (WTO), North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and European Union (EU) all share the primary goal of
a) promoting space exploration and maintaining satellites
b) increasing economic aid to developing nations
c) encouraging trade between countries and lowering trade barriers
d) developing regulations to preserve the environment

Although Cuba lost support from many nations, one reason Fidel Castro remained in power was that he
a) established free trade with the United States
b) opposed communism
c) prohibited the practice of Catholicism
d) raised the standard of living for many Cubans

A lasting result of colonial rule in many Latin American nations has been the
a) elimination of national debts
b) control of power by wealthy landowners
c) decrease in the power of the Catholic Church
d) creation of industrial economics

Which situation followed both the Cuban Revolution (1959) and the Nicaraguan Revolution (1979)?
a) The role of religion was reemphasized.
b) Individual rights were guaranteed under constitutional democracies.
c) A Marxist government assumed power and promised to improve the living standards of the people.
d) Relations with the United States improved immediately.

At the present time, which is a major economic problem for many Latin American governments?
a) increased settlement in rural areas
b) low rates of inflation
c) inability to pay foreign debts
d) lack of a chief executive

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