Question 9 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 10 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 No other region in the world has been so negatively affected by the US-capitalist and Soviet Union-communist ideologies than Central America because: Select one: a. Many Central American countries during the 1950s and 1960s were left-ward leaning and this was interpreted by the US as the beginnings of communism. b. Virtually all of Central America has been racked by civil war that has been promoted, if not initiated by outside US Forces. c. The US is responsible for the funding, fueling, and arming of extreme-right rebel groups all over Central America whose sole purpose was to topple legitimately elected governments and keep certain US approved military dictators in power. d. All of the above e. None of the above Central American maras DO NOT have influence in which US city/area? Select one: a. Los Angeles b. Seattle c. Baltimore d. Northern Virginia e. Trick question: Maras have influence in all of these places.
Question 11 Incorrect 0.00 points out of 1.00 Question 12 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 13 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Which tectonic plate contains most of the landmass of Central America? Select one: a. North American Plate b. Cocos Plate c. Nazca Plate d. Central American Plate e. Caribbean Plate Adjusted for inflation, the price of bananas in the US shipped from Central America has done what over the past 100 years? Select one: a. Nada! It has stayed the same. b. Skyrocketed due to labor costs c. Skyrocketed due to shipping costs d. Decreased due to trade zones e. Increased due to civil wars Civil wars, divided societies, US deportation policy, wealth disparity, government corruption, and rampant drug trafficking have all served to support the growth of __________ in Central America. Select one: a. Civil Wars b. Trade blocks c. Cartels d. Maras or gangs e. Government corruption
Question 14 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 15 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 16 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 In the 1980s, the US illegally sold weapons to Iran and funneled the money to CIA-sponsored 'rebels' in Nicaragua in an effort to destabilize the government. This is now known as Select one: a. The Hezbollah Crisis b. The United Fruit Company Scandal c. Watergate d. DR-CAFTA e. The Iran-Contra Scandal
- Fall '18
- John Boyer
- Nicaragua, Caribbean Sea