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“ The rule of law is more powerful than the rule of the tyrant, Simon Bolivar." What is the main idea expressed in these quotations?
a) Rulers should govern with unlimited power.
b) All governments must be democratic.
c) Rulers must be subject to the law.
d) Governments should be based on the laws of God.

One similarity in the leadership of Jomo Keyatta, Jose de San Martin, and Sun Yixian (Sun Yat-sen) is that they
a) Supported nationalistic movements
b) Organized communist rebellions
c) Opposed trade with other nations
d) Established democratic rule in their countries

Simon Bolivar, Jose de San Martin, and Toussaint L’Ouverture are important in Latin American history because they were
a) 20th century caudillos
b) Leaders of liberation movements
c) Members of the Organization of American States (OAS)
d) Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

Several geographic features in the Balkans, including location, have helped lead to the
a) Peaceful development of the region
b) Development of democracy in the region
c) Cultural diversity of the region
d) Growing wealth of the region

The American and French Revolutions were turning points in global history because the results of these revolutions
a) Led to the abolition of slavery
b) Inspired other peoples seeking democracy and independence
c) Marked the end of European influence in the Western Hemisphere
d) Demonstrated the need for strong international peacekeeping organizations

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 statement about the encomienda system during the 16th and 17th centuries is accurate?
a) Aztec and Inca civilizations prospered
b) Life expectancy among Native American populations increased
c) Spanish influence declined in its colonies
d) Many Native Americans were forced to labor on large estates

Which social class controlled most of the political, economic, and social power in colonial Latin America?
a) Peninsulares
b) Mestizos
c) Creoles
d) Native people

Which two revolutions most influenced 19th- century Latin American independence movements?
a) Agricultural and Industrial
b) French and American
c) English and Russian
d) Commercial and Green

A common element in the movements for German unification, Italian unification, and Indian independence was the
a) Support of the Catholic Church
b) Strength of nationalist leaders
c) Mediation of the League of Nations
d) Existence of democratic institutions

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