It has experienced economic growth and a growing middle class, but poverty continues to linger and government corruption remains.
The main reason Cárdenas nationalized Mexico’s oil industry was to
enable the country to get direct benefit from its vast supplies.
After Cuba lost economic aid from the Soviet Union, Fidel Castro
allowed some economic reforms to occur.
Which best describes how Mexican leaders sought to protect democratic rule after the country’s revolution?
They approved a new constitution.
Which best explains how Hugo Chavez damaged democracy in Venezuela?
He increased authoritarianism in government.
The Venezuelan people gave Hugo Chavez a referendum to rewrite their constitution and implement
What type of ideology has gained popularity throughout Latin America?
After being elected president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez
strengthened ties with socialist countries like Cuba.
Which best describes what occurred in Mexico following the institution of liberal reforms by Benito Juarez?
The government action caused conflict between liberals and conservatives.
Who were two leaders of the rebel army during the Mexican Revolution?
Zapata and Villa.
____ was the transfer of land and industry in Cuba from private owners to the government under Fidel Castro.
Which best describes the difference between socialism and communism?
The government controls people’s lives under communism, while it provides certain services for citizens under socialism.
Porfirio Diaz and Santa Anna each led Mexico after independence as
Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz inspired a revolution in 1910 by using his power to
limit democracy and freedoms.
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