Aztecs Spanish Colonization Mexican Independence Benito Juarez Mexican Revolution

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What is "the heart of Mexican civilization"?
Valley of Mexico

100

What is a mix of Spanish and Native American?
mestizo

100

What is lowest level of Mexican society?
Indians

100

Who is Benito Juarez?
Made Mexico more democratic

100

Who is Francisco Madero?
Father of the Mexican Revolution

200

Who conquered the Aztecs?
Hernan Cortes

200

What is a large land grant given by the king of Spain?
encomienda

200

Who led the first revolt for Mexican Independence?
Father Miguel Hidalgo

200

What is the state Benito Juarez was a governor?
Oaxaca

200

Who is Porfirio Diaz?
Ruled Mexico as a dictator

300

Who helped the Spaniards as a guide and interpreter?
Malinche

300

What did priests want to accomplish?
religious conversion

300

What is Mexican Independence Day?
September 16, 1810

300

What is Cinco de Mayo?
Mexico defeated the French in a battle

300

Who is Alvaro Obregon?
brought peace to Mexico

400

What is the capital of the Aztec empire?
Tenochtitlan

400

What is a person of pure Spanish blood born in New Spain?
criollo

400

What are things wanted by Jose Morelos?
equal rights, male suffrage, representational government, distribution of unused land?

400

What are conservatives?
sided with the Catholic church

400

What is people who benefited the least under Diaz?
poor, uneducated and starving peasants

500

What is the result of diseases brought by Spaniards?
thousands of Indians died

500

What is the role of Indians in New Spain?
forced labor

500

What is the leader of Mexico when they won independence?
Agustin Iturbide

500

What are liberals?
wanted freedom of education

500

What are reasons why people revolted against Diaz?
unfair policies, extreme poverty, only foreign companies and rich Mexicans benefited

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