liberalism —“ classic liberalism ”— mean H u m a n i t i e s

liberalism —“ classic liberalism ”— mean H u m a n i t i e s

Directions: Please use your textbook to answer both discussion questions. use the textbook, Chapters 1 to answer the short essay and multiple choice questions. No other outside sources are required to answer the questions. The more details and analysis you use to write your responses, the better. Please include at least 2 key terms from the chapter to answer the questions. Be sure to italicize, underline, and put your key terms in bold. please try not to copy the text verbatim from the text. Please be sure to cite the source and page number from the textbook (e.g. Chasteen 44). . Each question for this discussion should be at least 250-300 words (it’s okay to go over the word limit).

Q1)Do all Latin American nations share a single historical narrative? Explain why or why not with details and examples from the book.

Q2) Let’s think about the title of the book: Born In Blood and Fire. Discuss how important themes such as colonization, colonialization, slavery, and independence have all shaped the narrative and experiences of people’s and regions throughout the America’s and beyond.

Multiple Choice Questions:

1. What does liberalism—“classic liberalism”—mean in the case of Latin America?

a. It means that the government should be concerned with the welfare of disadvantaged people.

b. It means that economic equality should be the ultimate goal of the state.

c. It means limited government and economic laissez-faire.

d. It has the same meaning as “nationalism.”

2. How did some indigenous groups maintain their native language and original customs in Spanish America?

a. Because they fought the Spaniards during the conquest.

b. Because they lived far from the Spanish settlements during the colonial period.

c. Because the Spanish were very fond of certain groups of natives.

d. Because they converted to Catholicism early on.

3. Most African slaves traveled to which of the following countries?

a. Cuba.

b.Costa Rica



4. What is the religion that is most commonly practiced in Latin America?

a. Protestantism.




5. Nationalism. usually to the left of the political spectrum.

b. is usually to the right of the political spectrum.

c. represents the idea that everyone ought to be part of a nation and that nations should rule themselves.

d. appeals to universal models that ought to be replicated in Latin America