MATCHING Globalization- An interconnectedness of countries around the world Monroe Doctrine- The desire to keep the Western Hemisphere mostly free from outside influences 1898- Spanish American War Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo- Established peace with Mexico Manifest Destiny- The providence of continuing expansion Imperialism- The establishment of empires Colonization- The establishment of colonies 1811- U.S. passes the No-Transfer resolution Mercantilism- the attainment of a positive balance of trade 1846- Spanish American War Treaty of Tordesillas- Spain and Portugal divide their claims in Latin America 1901- U.S. passes the Platt Amendment Organization of American States- Intergovernmental organization for the Western Hemisphere Simon Bolivar- Aided the liberation of Latin America -------------------- Multiple Choice The U.S. shaped the political philosophy and economy of Latin America but it currently spends more influence in other countries due to...THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIONAL SECURITY The geography of Latin American countries is a good example of...COLONIZATION Globalization occurred in Latin America because of...COLONIZATION, MERCANTILISM, IMPERIALISM Disease allowed the...THE SPANISH TO CONQUER THE NATIVE PEOPLES MORE EASILY The Spanish were able to defeat far superior Indigenous forces because..THEY HAD FIREARMS UNKNOWN TO INDIANS, HORSES WERE USED IN WARFARE, SPANISH MADE ALLIANCES WITH WEAKER NATIVES Simon Bolivar, the great liberator of Northern South America against the Spanish had a plan for...FORMING A UNITED STATES OF SOUTHERN AMERICA According to Prof Schmidt in lecture, the U.S. Congress was considering choosing Nicaraguato build a canal until...THEY SAW A STAMP OF AN ERUPTING VOLCANO IN NICARAGUA Among the theoretical perspectives of the interntional system which of the following assumes that less developed countries are exploited by the developed world...DEPENDENCY THEORY The Spanish Latin Amerocan countries started their independence movement when NAPOLEON BONAPARTE INVADED SPAIN AND REMOVED THE SPANISH KING According to the book and lecture, what was the U.S. policy in 1823 that basically told powers outside the America's to stay out..MONROE DOCTRINE The United States began to show that it was ready to become a world power when it began to expand and take colonies under a philosophy that was called... MANIFEST DESTINY The organization that includes most of the countries of the America's is called the..ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES The Spanish-American war...CREATED AN INDEPENDENT CUBA, CREATED THE SPECIAL ASSOCIATED STATE OF PUERTO RICO and GAVE THE US A COLONY IN THE PHILIPPINES According to lecture what is the name of strong men wh odominated Latin American politics after independence and triggered many civil wars and political striggles...CAUDILLOS When Cuba got its independence from Spain the U.S. insisted that the Cuban constitution include a provision allowing the U.S. to guarantee stability in Cuba and giving the US the right to use military force. This was called... PLATT AMENDMENT ------- ESSAY QUESTIONS 1. How did the colonial period influence modern Latin American politics? Be specific and mention institutions and Socio-Cultural factors as well as events. 2.Discuss 2 major ways in which the U.S. has been a key player in Latin American history and politics. Use key terms from lectures and books.
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