Chapter 7 Mexico Today

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Chapter 7 Mexico Today
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  1. Who became leader of Mexico in 1858 and led the way to reform?
    Benito Juarez
  2. Who is in control of Mexico's oil industry today?
    PEMEX
  3. Who became the president of Mexico in 2000?
    Vicente Fox
  4. What ended the Mexican war with the United States?
    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  5. In 1810, who made a fiery speech in the village of Dolores?
    Father Hidalgo
  6. What is the name for a very large farm or ranch in Mexico?
    hacienda
  7. What holiday did Mexicans remember and honor loved ones who have passed away?
    Day of the Dead
  8. What was the system where a Spanish man oversaw each Native American village?
    encomienda
  9. What do you call a factory in Mexico that makes products from US parts?
    maquiladora
  10. What is a community farmed owned by many people?
    ejido
  11. Essay Question: This question is worth 10 points of your test.
    • In a paragraph write about the experience of Mexicans from the Mexican Revolution to present day Mexico.
    • Think about the wars, trade, economy, leaders, and government.

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