Mexican Independence
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Creole priest who called for Mexico to become independent of Spain-

    answer choices

    Jose Gutierrez de Lara

    August Magee

    Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

    Vicente Guerrero

  • Question 2
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    Spanish ruling class in the colonies, held the political and economic power -

    answer choices

    Native Americans

    Creoles

    Mestizos

    Peninsulares

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    What was the largest settlement in Texas during the Spanish period?

    answer choices

    Goliad

    San Antonio

    Houston

    Dallas

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Who sought help from the United States to help Mexico fight for Independence?

    answer choices

    Jose Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara

    Augustus Magee

    Jean Lafitte

    Agustin de Iturbide

  • Question 5
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    Which of the following was an economic reason for the Spanish colonies to become independent?

    answer choices

    The colonies could only trade with Spain

    Mestizos could not own land

    Spain lost war to France

    Creoles began to feel a new sense of pride

  • Question 6
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    Which of the following event happened in 1829 after Mexico became independent?

    answer choices

    The United States became independent from England

    Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was captured and executed

    Mexico banned slavery

    The Battle of Pineda ended the war

  • Question 7
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    Which Spanish group born in the New World felt ignored and discriminated from government jobs?

    answer choices

    Enslaved Africans

    Mestizos

    Peninsulares

    Creoles

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    What major event occurred in 1821?

    answer choices

    Nacogdoches was founded

    the modern boundaries of Texas were established

    Mexico won independence from Spain

    Spain gave up all of its lands in the Americas

  • Question 9
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    The Gutierrez-Magee Expedition was formed to

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    gain Canandian support for the war

    continue the rebellion started by Father Hidalgo

    defend settlers from Indigenous attacks

    abolish slavery in the Spanish colonies

  • Question 10
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    Which of the following contributed to the social motivation for Spanish colonies to become independent?

    answer choices

    Caste system organized society based on race

    Mercantilism controlled trade and raw materials

    Spain raised taxes to pay for European wars

    France replaced the Spanish king

  • Question 11
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    What system of land ownership converted Native Americans who lived on the land into slaves?

    answer choices

    Mission

    Presidio

    Encomiendia

    Mercantilism

  • Question 12
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    Which economic system allowed one country to accumulate wealth by controlling the raw materials and trade of another territory?

    answer choices

    Triangular Trade

    Mercantilism

    Caste System

    Middle Passage

  • Question 13
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    Which social group was identified by having a Native American parent and European parent?

    answer choices

    Mestizos

    Peninsulares

    Creoles

    Enslaved Africans

  • Question 14
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    What might be one of the main complaints enslaved Africans would have about their social status in the colonies?

    answer choices

    Not able to own land and have a few government jobs

    No rights and forced to do most dangerous jobs

    Limited jobs and opportunities to own land

    Worked on the mission and presidios

  • Question 15
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    What were some of the raw materials produced in the Spanish colonies?

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    Tools, textiles, guns, and rum

    Rice, Indigo, and Cotton

    Sugar cane, tobacco, coffee, and cacao

    Horsed, cows, chickens, and goats

  • Question 16
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    Which part of the triangular trade involved slaves transported from Africa to the colonies?

    answer choices

    Mercantilism

    Caste system

    Independence

    Middle Passage

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