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World History Volume 2, from 1400

Check Your Understanding Questions

World History Volume 2, from 1400Check Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
What were the main social groups in Bourbon Spanish America?
2 .
What were the four geographical regions within Spain’s intendancy system in the 1700s?
3 .
What were the global ramifications of the Napoleonic Wars for Spain?
4 .
What was the result of the political distance between the Spanish American colonies and their home country during the Peninsular War?
5 .
What main social groups engaged in the Mexican War of Independence? What were their motivations?
6 .
What was the Plan de Iguala and its role in the first independent government in Mexico?
7 .
What effect did the 1812 earthquake in Caracas have on the Venezuelan independence movement?
8 .
Why did the abolition of slavery become a goal of Simón Bolívar’s independence movement?
9 .
What role did José de San Martín play in the Spanish American independence movements?
10 .
Why was Great Britain one of the first countries to recognize Brazil’s independence?
11 .
What did the “moderator” provided for in Brazil’s Constitution of 1824 do?
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