Social & Economic Changes in Latin America: 1900-1950


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Import Substitution Industrialization can be defined as:

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1. Which of these is true of pre-World War I Latin America?

2. Prior to the war, which of these countries did Chile export a huge amount of nitrates to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments test the key points gain a better understanding of the changes Latin America experienced in the late 20th century through questions on topics such as Latin America's trading partners.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

As you complete this quiz, you will be tested on:

  • Latin America's largest trading partner prior to World War I
  • The consequences of U.S. involvement in Latin America
  • Chile's export of nitrates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about who Chile exported nitrates to from the lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding Import Substitution Industrialization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Latin America's reliance on exports before WWI

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Social & Economic Changes in Latin America: 1900-1950 can help you learn more about this era. Goals that this lesson will help you meet include:

  • Identify the impact World War I had on Latin American trade
  • Understand the concept of Import Substitution Industrialization
  • Recognize instances of U.S. involvement and the consequences of those actions