Grade 5 NY Unit 5 Lesson 3 Quiz

State: NY
Grade: 5

1. _____ led Haitian soldiers in their fight to gain independence from France.

a. Agustin de Iturbide
b. Miguel Hidalgo
c. Toussant L’Ouverture
d. Simón Bolívar

2. Who fought for Mexico’s independence from Spain?

a. Miguel Hidalgo
b. Simón Bolívar
c. José de San Martín
d. Bernardo O’Higgins

3. __________ was the first colony in Latin America to gain its independence.

a. Haiti
b. Mexico
c. Brazil
d. Venezuela

4. Brazil's two leading exports, ________, were the main reason the country's enslaved population was so high.

a. coffee and diamonds
b. sugar and coffee
c. beef and sugar
d. wheat and cotton

5. After San Martín gave up command of his troops, _________.

a. French troops invaded Peru
b. Spanish troops left Peru
c. British troops helped drive out the Spanish
d. the country broke out into civil war