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Hugo Chávez 101: a quiz about Venezuela's ex-president

3. In 1998, Chávez won a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election. What part of Venezuelan society played a large role in his victory, and remains his political base?

Chávez rode to victory on the support of the lower classes, who continue to support him today.

Chávez rode to victory on the support of the lower classes, who continue to support him today.

Chávez rode to victory on the support of the lower classes, who continue to support him today.

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The poor and working class

 

The growing middle class

 

The wealthy upper class

 
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