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Latin American wars of independence: Quiz


Question 1: By the ________ in 1824, less than 1% of the soldiers were European.
Battle of AyacuchoViceroyalty of PeruRoyalist (Spanish American Revolution)South America

Question 2: ________ gained its independence on May 15, 1811, after a plan devised by various pro-independence nationalists including Fulgencio Yegros and José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia.

Question 3: These two bodies, in existence as of 14 April 1890, represent the point of inception of today's ________.
Organization of American StatesLatin American integrationAssociation of Caribbean StatesCaribbean Community

Question 4:
Latin American wars of independence, Imperialism and PhilippineAmerican War are all:
Colonization of the Americas History of colonialism South American wars of independence History of South America

Question 5: Creole elites in Venezuela had good reason to fear such a possibility, for one such revolution had recently exploded in the French Caribbean colony of ________.
Saint-DomingueFrench GuianaNew FranceFrench colonial empire

Question 6: The small group of foreign volunteers that the Venezuelan revolutionary ________ brought to his homeland failed to incite the populace to rise against Spanish rule.
Spanish EmpireCaracasFrancisco de MirandaFrench Revolution

Question 7: Independence movements in the northern regions of Spanish ________ had an inauspicious beginning in 1806.
Latin AmericaNorth AmericaAmericasSouth America

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Simón Bolívar
  Battle of Carabobo
  Battle of Carabobo
  The Battle of Boyacá sealed Colombia's independence

Question 9: The first uprising against Spanish rule took place in 1809, but only in 1822 did ________ fully gain independence and became part of Gran Colombia, from which it withdrew in 1830.

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Battle of Carabobo
  Retreat of European colonialism and change of political borders in South America, 1700-present
  José de San Martín

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