S.S. Exam study guide

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Date(s) - 25/05/2016 - 31/05/2016
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S.S. Study guide for the exam.

Vocabulary: Write the definition for each vocabulary word on loose-leaf.

  1. Criollo:
  2. Hieroglyphics:
  3. Quipu:
  4. Aqueduct:
  5. Ecaudillo:
  6. Mestizo:
  7. Hacienda:
  8. Maize:
  9. Census:

Answer all questions on loose-leaf. Be sure to reword the question in your answer.

Aztecs:

  1. Where was their great civilization located?
  2. What were their main achievements?
  3. How did their civilization end?
  4. Give an example of how an aspect of each civilization survives today.

 

Mayas:

  1. Where was their great civilization located?
  2. What were their main achievements?
  3. How did their civilization end?
  4. Give an example of how an aspect of each civilization survives today.

Incas:

  1. Where was their great civilization located?
  2. What were their main achievements?
  3. How did their civilization end?
  4. Give an example of how an aspect of each civilization survives today.
  5. Name three things that contributed to the Spanish victory over the Aztecs.
  6. What are Spain’s two most important colonies in the Americas?
  7. What agreement has made trade easier between Mexico, the United States, and Canada?
  8. What was the first European colony in the Americas to win independence?
  9. Who were the two leaders who contributed to independence in South America?
  10. How did the caudillos treat the people of Latin America after they won their independence?
  11. What effect did the foreign companies in Latin America have on its land and its people?

Essay questions:

Compare the falls of Mayan, Aztec, and Incan civilizations.  How were their falls similar?  How were they different? Give an example of how an aspect of each civilization survives today.

What world events inspired Haiti’s fight for independence?  What effect do you think Haiti’s fight had on other parts of Latin America?

Be able to read and answer questions from a timeline.

 

 

 

 

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