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Cold War: Latin America and Africa
History 10 Quiz on Cold War: Latin America and Africa, created by lmesbahuddin on 19/02/2014.
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Which of the following is in the correct chronological order?
The creation of the state of Ghana, Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa, the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa, the creation of the state of Ghana.
Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa, the creation of the state of Ghana, the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The creation of the state of Ghana, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Nelson Mandela's election as president of South Africa.
All of the following included policies of Fidel Castro EXCEPT
building up the communist party.
supporting pro-communist forces in Angola.
allying Cuba with the Soviet Union.
continuing to allow private property.
The emergence of authoritarian military regimes in many Latin American states was prompted by the
fear of being dominated by the United States
immediate threat of an invasion by the Soviet Union.
threat of radical economic and social reform.
collapse of the Alliance for Progress.
The Sandinista rebels and the Somosa government battled in
The Dirty War in Argentina was conducted to
reinstall leftist guerrillas to power.
repress leftist groups that sought to overthrow the current ruling body.
terrorize the supporters of Juan Peron.
help restore power to the citizens of Argentina.
Which of the following statements about this graph is TRUE?
Economic growth in Latin America tripled after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Economic growth in Latin America has been positive since 1975.
Economic growth in Latin America was at its highest in the 1960s and 1970s.
Economic growth in Latin America steadily decreased during the second half of the 20th century.
Under the presidency of Fulgencio Batista the majority of Cubans
were financially prosperous but had no political power.
quit trying to find jobs in the cities and returned to a life of farming.
were forced into military service to fight the communists.
owned no land and were desperately poor.
In at least one point in time each of the following individuals was either a member of a communist party or had close ties to a communist party EXCEPT
Which of the following statements best summarizes the Cuban Missile Crisis?
The Soviet Union removed all of its missiles from Cuba in exchange for an American promise to not invade Cuba.
The Soviet Union removed some of its missiles and Cuba promised that it would hold free elections within the next six months.
Cuba asked the Soviet Union to remove all of its missiles after the United States Navy quarantined the island.
The United States landed soldiers at the Bay of Pigs and destroyed all of the Soviet missiles.
This cartoon illustrates
the growth of democracy in Latin America.
military efforts to prevent democratic governments from developing in Latin America.
efforts by the United States to control the economies of Latin America.
the movement in Latin America to replace democracies with communist governments.
Ghana's independence movement was led by
The civil war in Nigeria, also known as the Biafran War, resulted from
a severe economic depression.
intertribal and ethnic violence.
British refusal to grant independence.
Jomo Kenyatta, a leader of the Kenyan African Union, demanded that
all people of European ancestry leave East Africa.
blacks be given larger proportions of important government positions.
the British redistribute land amongst the poor people.
the Mao Mao Uprising be crushed and its leaders imprisoned.
Which of the following statements best summarizes the Mao Mao Uprising?
It resulted in the slaughter of virtually all of the white settlers.
It established a communist government in Kenya.
It resulted in the death of Jomo Kenyetta.
It was a military failure but a political success.
The independence movements in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya shared which of the following?
They occurred in areas that were under the control of the British.
They had to fight long, bloody wars to achieve independence.
They were peaceful but took several decades to achieve their aims.
They took many of their ideas from communism.
South Africa's system of apartheid was designed to
allow each race to develop its own culture.
make voting easier.
defend the dictatorship of the African National Congress.
protect the white minority's control over the country.
Which of the following organizations led the struggle for majority rule in South Africa?
African National Congress.
Congressional Black Caucus.
The Sharpeville Massacre was an attack on
South African police that was carried out by radical members of the African National Congress.
women that were ordered by Bantu chiefs who were against women gaining any rights.
an unarmed crowd that was protesting.
the military wind of the African National Congress.
Steven Biko was
a leader of the African National Congress.
the president of National Front for the Liberation of Angola.
a military commander that led attacks on the government of South Africa.
a student protester who was killed by South African police.
F.W. de Klerk did all of the following EXCEPT
He removed the ban on political groups.
He engaged in negotiations with the African National Congress.
He increased the number of restrictions placed on black South Africans.
He released Nelson Mandela from prison.
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