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Flashcards - Latin American History

Flashcards - Latin American History
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Cuban Revolution
The Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement and its allies against the authoritarian government of Cuban President Fulgencio Batista
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Central America
Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast
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tariff
A tariff is a tax on imports or exports
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Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
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Andes Mountains
The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world
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Andes Mountains
The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world
Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
tariff
A tariff is a tax on imports or exports
Central America
Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast
Cuban Revolution
The Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement and its allies against the authoritarian government of Cuban President Fulgencio Batista
Guatemalan Civil War
The Guatemalan Civil War ran from 1960 to 1996
North America
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere
encomiendas
The encomienda was a labor system, rewarding conquerors with the labor of particular groups of people
smallpox
Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor
Tenochtitlan
Mexico-Tenochtitlan , commonly known as Tenochtitlan was an Aztec altepetl located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico
Mayans
The Maya people are a group of Indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica

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