Independence for Central America: History, Timeline & Events - Quiz & Worksheet


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Often called 'The First Shout for the Independence of Central America,' the revolt in El Salvador occurred in what year?

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1. Why did the Federal Republic of Central America break up after only a short time?

2. When did the Mexican War of Independence begin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you'll need to know about topics like the colonial history of Central America, revolutions by the colonists and the countries in the region. The quiz is automatically scored as soon as you finish.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to correctly answer questions on the following to pass this short quiz:

  • When the revolt in El Salvador occurred
  • Nations that were in the Federal Republic of Central America
  • The beginning of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Facts about Central American independence
  • The name of the former Spanish colony in present-day Mexico and Central America

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the history of Central American independence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the formation of the Federal Republic of Central America
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Central American revolutions

Additional Learning

Keep studying the history of this region by reviewing the corresponding lesson called Independence for Central America: History, Timeline & Events. This lesson will help you with the following objectives:

  • Understand how the American and French revolutions inspired Central American revolutionaries to fight for independence
  • Identify key dates in Central American political history
  • Know which countries make up the region of Central America