you have 6 parts to this exam in parts 1 5 choose one of 3 essay questions parts 1 5 are worth 18 points each in part 6 you will compose an essay devoted to the falkland islands war and that part is worth 10 points therefore this exam is worth 1

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Part 1 (chapters 1-2): choose one of the following 3 questions and write a detailed response to it in Canvas. Your answer is worth a possible 18 points.

(2) Briefly compare the differences between the nonsedentary, semisedentary, and fully sedentary groups that inhabited the Americas before the Encounter? How would you describe their relationship to the land? How did it vary from group to group?

Part 2 (chapters 3-4): choose one of the following 3 questions and write a detailed response to it in Canvas. Your answer is worth a possible 18 points.

(1) If the Spanish and Portuguese colonial system was a brutal one in which native Americans and peoples of African descent were oppressed, why did colonialism last for so long?

Part 3 (chapters 5-6): choose one of the following 3 questions and write a detailed response to it in Canvas. Your answer is worth a possible 18 points

(3) War is usually regarded as a catalyst for change; was this the case in Latin America? Use examples to illustrate your point.


Part 4 (chapters 7-8): choose one of the following 4 questions and write a detailed response to it in Canvas. Your answer is worth a possible 18 points

(3) Who were Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo? How did they represent the peasants and indigenous people who fought in the Mexican Revolution? Be sure to include in your discussion a commentary on revolutionary ideals in Rivera’s Detroit Industry mural series.

Part 5 (chapters 9-11): choose one of the following 3 questions and write a detailed response to it in Canvas. Your answer is worth a possible 18 points.

(3) Who were the neoliberals, and what did they want for Latin America?


Part 6 (Falkland Islands War): compose a reflection essay in Canvas and consider any of the following questions in your response:
How is it possible that two nations that are political allies of the United States, Argentina and Great Britain, could have gone to war over such a desolate location in the South Atlantic Ocean? Do you agree with the British government’s position that they went to war to protect British subjects? Or do you agree with Argentina’s historical claims over the islands they call Las Malvinas? How effective was United States foreign policy over this episode? Do you think President Reagan and Secretary of State Haig could have handled things much differently? What lessons can other nations, including the United States, learn from this episode in world history and politics? Your answer is worth a possible 10 points.