History of Mexico
Midterm Exam Study Guide
I will select four of the following nine prompts for the essay section of the midterm exam.
Of those four, you will need to choose two to answer on the exam.
The other section of the exam will be identifications
I will pick ten terms from this. Of these ten, you will be required to pick five, writing 3-4
sentences for each one. You must explain to what or whom each term refers and its
significance to Mexican history.
3. Malinche/ Malintzin
October 21 The Conflicted Emergence of the Mexican Nation-State
Readings: Beezley, 46-60.
*Christon I. Archer, Fashioning a New Nation, in Beezley and
303-306, 311 (skip pp. 307-309).
*Mark Wasserman, Everyday Life and Politics in Nineteen