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Spanish Empire: Quiz


Question 1: In March 1968, under pressure from Equatoguinean nationalists and the ________, Spain announced that it would grant the country independence.
Israel, Palestine, and the United NationsUnited Nations Security CouncilUnited NationsUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Question 2: By the early 20th century Spain only held territories in Africa, namely Spanish Guinea, Spanish Sahara and ________.
Almohad dynastyGreen MarchSpanish MoroccoMarinid dynasty

Question 3: The Monarchs' children got married with the heirs of Portugal, England and the ________.
House of HabsburgHouse of BourbonHohenzollern-SigmaringenHouse of Bonaparte

Question 4: In return the less dependable shipments of American silver were rapidly transferred from Seville to ________, to provide capital for further ventures.

Question 5: This saw the emergence of a small, politically-active commercial class in ________.
Sagrada FamíliaÀmbit metropolità de BarcelonaLa Rambla, BarcelonaBarcelona

Question 6: This led to the prolonged war called the War of Arauco, and southern Chile received the name of Flandés Indiano (Indian ________) due to the resistances of the Mapuches.
Southern NetherlandsLilleBelgiumFlanders

Question 7: An increasing level of nationalist, anti-colonial uprisings in various colonies culminated with the Spanish–American War of 1898, fought primarily over ________.

Question 8: Santo Domingo likewise declared independence in 1821 and began negotiating for inclusion in Bolivar's Republic of Gran Colombia, but was quickly occupied by ________, which ruled it until an 1844 revolution.
Port-au-PrinceCap-HaïtienHaitiTortuga (Haiti)

Question 9: The French, under Napoleon, took back possession as part of the Treaty of San Ildefonso in 1800 and sold it to the United States (________, 1803).
New FranceLouisiana PurchaseAcadiaFrench colonial empire

Question 10: In 1609, the great majority of the ________ population of Spain was expelled.

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