What is referred to as “the problem of the land” in post-colonial Latin America? Provide some examples with your explanation.
Latin American Civilization and Cultures
Please type your answers to your choice of 2 of the following questions. Refer to class readings, materials presented, and other sources you might have consulted, as appropriate. Use your own words in your explanations. If you quote literally from a source make sure to reference it properly. Each question is worth 15 points for the following: content, structure, and references to class readings. Extra points might be granted for additional sources and originality.
1) What is referred to as “the problem of the land” in post-colonial Latin America? Provide some examples with your explanation.
2) Explain the role of the Catholic Church in post-colonial Latin America, providing examples to support your answer.
3) Comment on the role of revolutionary guerrillas in Latin America, providing three examples.
4) Explain the main challenges that Latin American countries faced after independence.