Unit 3: Revolutions and Reaction
Lesson D: The Americas — Land of Revolutionary Opportunity
|coup||a sudden takeover of power, usually by force|
|dominion||territory under a government|
|Latin America||all those parts of the Americas that were once part of the Spanish and Portuguese empires, and that speak languages stemming from Latin; all of the Americas south of the U.S.|
|republic||a government in which citizens have the right to choose their leaders|
|viceroyalty||the territory or province of a colony controlled by Spain|
Directions: Practice using these terms.