Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 30: The Americas in the Age of Independence

Essay Quiz

Compare the treatment of indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada. Why was there not a significant métis population in the United States? What does this difference mean?
Migration to the United States soared in the late nineteenth century. Why did these people come to America? What were their experiences? How would the experience of an Italian coming to New York City in 1890 compare with that of another Italian immigrant to Argentina at the same time?
What have been the obstacles to the industrial development of Latin America? Consider the export products that drove the growth of Latin American economies. Who profited? How is it that "even as agriculture, railroad construction, and mining were booming, the standard of living for average Mexicans had begun to decline by the early twentieth century"?
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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