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Final Exam Study Guide, Winter, 2008 Humanities 335, The Origin and Contemporary Role of Latino Culture - Prof. A. DeLoera-Moll Expectation Sheet for the Final Exam The Hum 335 Final Exam will be given Tuesday, (SEE DATE ON THE SYLLABUS). The exam will be in a multiple choice, true/false format. Please bring to class a number 2 pencil . Also, please bring photo ID (NEW Coyote Card). You must be present on this day to take the exam. Only in verifiable emergencies will you be allowed to take the exam at a later time. The results of the exam will be available approximately one week later on Blackboard.com. Note: if you miss the exam you will not be able to take it again untilapril 2008. The Hum 335 Final Exam will cover selected…show more content…
Who were the corregidores (80)? What is ?the Black Death? and when did it arrive in Spain (80)? What marriage sealed the union of the kingdoms of Aragón and Castile (80)? After the unity of Spain was achieved, what had to be expelled from the peninsula (81)? What was the worse blunder of the new unified kingdom (81)? What was the family history of Torquemada, the first inquisitor-general? Why is the answer to this questions somewhat ironic (82)? What proportion of the urban population in Spain was Jewish --before the expulsion of 1492 (82)? In the 1400s, Portugal looked south and east, but it hesitated to look in what other direction for possible trade advantages (85)? In 1492, what leaders were driven by a single-minded vision of Christian unity, reconquest, and expansion…show more content…
Describe the colonial period of Puerto Rico under Spanish control. What happened as a result of the Spanish-American War of 1898? When did Puerto Ricans become U.S. citizens? What rights to Puerto Ricans have--and not have--under the political system of the Commonwealth (those living on the island)? What is a nuyorican? Name some of the themes that may be found in the literature of contemporary Puerto Rican authors. Class 18. Why was Cuban an important territory for many in the U.S. during the nineteenth century? What happened in Cuba as a result of the Spanish-American War of 1898? Name some consequences of the Cuban Revolution in 1959. When was the first big wave of Cuban immigrants? Who are the Marielitos? Explain why many Cuban immigrants were able to establish themselves in the U.S. and achieve success. Identify Elián González. Describe the theme of exile and its relationship to many contemporary Cuban writers and artists. Class 19. What are some other important Latino communities in the U.S. (besides Mexican-Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban-Americans)? Why is Los Angeles an important center for many Latinos? What is
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