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1. What marked the beginning of agriculture in the Americas?

A. Native people began raising goats.
B. The hoe was invented.
C. Native people began growing maize.(I PICK THIS)
D. The Spanish arrived.


2. Aztec aqueducts were an important accomplishment because they

A. prevented flooding.
B. collected rain water.
C. improved sewage systems.
D. carried water to the capital.(I PICK THIS)


3. The Maya's use of astronomy was advanced because they used it

A. to predict horoscopes.
B. to develop accurate calendars.(I PICK THIS)
C. to explain past events.
D. to choose names for their children.


4. The Olmec influenced later Native Americans mainly through

A. trade
B. religioN(I PICK THIS)
C. language
D. art.


5. For what reason did Hernán Cortés most likely build Mexico City over top of Tenochtitlán?


A. He liked the location.(I PICK THIS)
B. He wanted to prevent the Aztecs from farming.
C. He wanted to demonstrate Spanish superiority.
D. He did not want to spend time looking for another site.


6. Why did Mexico decide to become independent from Spain?

A. Mexicans did not speak Spanish.
B. Spanish economic policies kept most Mexicans poor.(I PICK THIS)
C. The Spanish prohibited intermarriage between native and Spanish peoples.
D. Spain abolished the slave trade.


7. Which of the following was largely responsible for the Mexican Revolution?

A. separation from Spain
B. the overthrow of Maximillian(I PICK THIS)
C. widespread poverty
D. lack of women's rights


8. Why does excavation of Aztec ruins cause a problem for current residents of Mexico City?


A. Digging up sites means residents cannot use the land.
B. The government imposes higher taxes when architectural digs occur.(I PICK THIS)
C. Mexicans are not very interested in their history.
D. Few people in Mexico descend from the Aztecs.


9. Why did the Mexican Revolution most likely happen despite the reform efforts of Porfirio Díaz?


A. Farmers and workers had no reason to use railroads.
B. Díaz did not do a good job explaining his reforms.
C. Military leaders wanted to seize power by force.
D. The reforms favored people in upper rather than lower classes(I PICK THIS)


10. To which current issue have poverty and unrest in Mexico most likely contributed?


A. loss of U.S. jobs to Mexico
B. illegal immigration to the United States(I PICK THIS)
C. disagreement over trade policy
D. the construction of a superhighway between the two countries

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  1. 7 and 9 -- Which Mexican Revolution?

    I agree with your other answers.

  2. im not sure
    all it says is modern mexico

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  3. I Just found out that all of them are wrong no problem

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