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A Cuban who left Cuba is known as __________
What is an Exile?
Over 20,000 people sailed away from Cuba, in 1994, hoping to?
What is reach the United States?
During the Cold War, tensions between the U.S. & the Soviet Union increased due to______
What is the Cuban Missile Crisis?
In 1991, this event had a drastic affect on Cuba’s economy
What is the collapse of the Soviet Union?
Cuba was a colony of this European country
What is Spain?
Haiti’s Jean- Bertrand Aristide became leader when he ________
When he was democratically elected president?
The name of a former slave who helped to banish slavery in Haiti
Who was Toussaint L’Ouverture?
Before Haiti gained its independence, it was a colony of what country
What is France?
Francois and Jean- Claude Duvalier were a father and son from Haiti who (type of leadership)
What are dictators?
Most of Haiti’s population work as
One positive gain of Fidel Castro of the 1960s and 1970s
What is a higher literacy rate?
A dialect spoken in Haiti, which is based on French and African languages
What is Creole?
Type of government in Cuba
What is communist?
Many Cubans settled in this state upon arriving in America
What is Florida?
After the breakup of the Soviet Union, Cuba’s economy_____
What is suffered a decline?
An economic system in which the government owns all the large businesses and most of the land
What is communism?
A person who is unable to read or write
What is an illiterate?
Haitians are returning to their ____roots, which is a mix of European and African cultures
What is Creole ?
A country joined to another country for a special reason
What is an ally?
A person with certain rights and responsibilities under a particular government
What is a citizen?
Most people who moved to the U.S. from Puerto Rico, live in this area
What is the northeast?
Although Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, they cannot________
What is they cannot vote in presidential elections?
The city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, has_________
What are a mixture of modern and Spanish-style buildings?
A self governing political unit, with strong ties to the United States
What is a commonwealth?
True – False Haiti is located on the tip of Puerto Rico
What is False? (It is located on the same island as the Dominican Republic.)
The Cuban Revolution.
Contrasts in Governing Everyone must obey the laws (even those in authority including the leader) Constitutions and other laws define the rights.
The Caribbean By: Sharrisse Viltus and Dahlia Seggelin.
From independence to modern times
Please grab out: a writing utensil, notebook/blank paper, your folder, and book. Please answer the following bell-ringer and remain silent after you are.
Pre-Revolution Cuba ( ) Fidel Castro Cuban Revolution -Spanish-American War ends in 1898→ Cuba breaks ties w/ Spain after 400 years of Colonial.
Caribbean Islands History, Culture and Today. History ► When Columbus discovered America, he actually discovered he Caribbean Islands. Today, these islands.
The Caribbean Chapter 15. Lesson 1 Objectives Find out how Cuba’s history led to thousands of Cubans leaving their homeland. Discover how Cuban exiles.
Latin American Independence Movements
The Cuban Revolution SS6H3 The student will analyze important 20 th century issues in Latin America and the Caribbean A. Explain the impact of the Cuban.
The West Indies Pages Overview The West Indies has more than 30 countries with a total regional population of 33 million scattered over 2,000.
With a partner, discuss what you already know about Cuba. Include the government, economy, freedoms, etc.
The. Where is Cuba? Cuba gained its independence from Spain in In the 1900s, Cuba’s wealth was controlled by American companies. The main businesses.
The Caribbean Islands.
Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Mexico Nicaragua.
Chapter 15 EXPLORING THE CARIBBEAN. SECTION 1 CUBA: Clinging to Communism.
Latin America Review Key PeopleKey Terms Colonization & Independence Latin America in the 1900’s Culture & Current Issues Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400.
Countries of South & Central America
Vocabulary review for Latin America Chapter 5 The Caribbean Click on the slide to see the definition, then click again to see the key term.
Jump to first page Cuba-Clinging to Communism 1. In 1994,_____________________Cubans tried to leave the country on just about anything that would float.
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