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Which of the following is an accurate statement about the right of Latin American women to vote?

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It was won when Latin America gained its independence.

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No

It has typically been won as a result of mass political action and civil disobedience.

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No

It has been won only where socialist or Marxist governments have come to power.

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No

It has been tied to property ownership in most countries.

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No

It was generally won by the mid-1900's.

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Yes

Ecuador in 1929 became the first Latin American nation to adopt woman suffrage. Within four years Brazil, Uruguay, and Cuba followed suit. In most Latin American nations, women had gained the right to vote by the mid-twentieth century.

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