Organization of American States: History & Goals


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OAS stand for the

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1. The OAS was founded in

2. At its founding the OAS had

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of the OAS and its goals for the member countries. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know the history behind this organization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • What OAS stands for
  • When the OAS was established
  • Members of the OAS
  • Provisions of the OAS

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo helps you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the history of the OAS
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the membership, provisions, and goals of the OAS
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the goals of the OAS

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Organization of American States, review the lesson titled Organization of American States: History & Goals. This lesson will help you:

  • Review the outcomes of the Cold War
  • Discuss the composition and purpose of the OAS
  • Understand the goals of the OAS
  • Learn why the OAS fell short of some goals