Post-war Latin American Politics


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Who did the United States support in post-World War II conflicts in Latin America? Why?

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1. Which of the following is TRUE about the fighting between Latin American groups during the post-World War II era?

2. How is Cuban history unique in Latin America?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson Latin American politics after WWII. Some of the details that you will be assessed on the stability of Latin American countries after WWII.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Latin American countries
  • Countries of Hispaniola
  • Conflict between the U.S. and Communism
  • US role in post-WWII Latin America

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Latin American politics after WWII
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tensions between the West and Communism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the America's role in the region after WWII

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Post-war Latin American Politics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify basic details of the Cold War
  • Understand US involvement in Latin America during the period
  • Recognize the causes and effects of unrest in Cuba and Hispaniola