Marxist IQ: Latin Americans (answers)

Marxist IQ: Latin Americans (answers)

1. In the United States, Marxists see Latinos/Latinas/Latinx in the U.S. as


c. a minority people from various Spanish and Portuguese ethnic backgrounds.


2. Like African Americans and other people of color, Latinos face


a. institutional racism.
b. police brutality.
c. de facto segregation in employment and housing.
d. all of the above.


3. Latinos have been prominent in the struggles of the Communist movement in the United States. Which of the following was not a prominent CPUSA activist?


c. Ted Cruz


4. Many Latinos in the U.S. face a special condition apart from other minorities in that they


c. come from countries that have been and are colonies and semi-colonies of the U.S.


5. Which of the following leaders would not be considered “our son of a bitch” by U.S. ruling class interests?


d. Hugo Chavez of Venezuela


6. U.S. policy toward Latin America came to be called “gunboat diplomacy” and “dollar diplomacy” more than a century ago because


a. the U.S. intervened with marines, soldiers, and naval forces to both defend governments that followed its dictates and oust governments that refused to follow its dictates.
b. it supported U.S. corporations like the United Fruit Company to gain control of sugar and tobacco plantations and other parts of local economies, employing cheap labor and paying little in taxes.
c. the U.S. established bases like Guantanamo in Cuba and trained local military and police to maintain U.S. control.
d. All of the above






0 wrong: Theoretician. Write an article! Teach a class!
1 wrong: Developed Marxist. Form a study group, join the party.
2 to 3 wrong: Class-conscious worker – study harder.
4 to 6 wrong: Danger! deviations possible. study and then study some more lest you drift into the marsh of opportunism!