Lázaro Cárdenas was born into a lower middle class family in tHE village of Tiquilpan, Michoacan. He supported his family (including his mother and seven younger siblings) from age 16 on after the death of his father. By the age of 18 he had worked as a tax collector, a printer's devil and a jailkeeper. Although he left school at the age of eleven, he used every opportunity to educate himself and read widely throughout his life, especially works of history.
Gómez, Juan Vicente (hwän vēsān'tā gō'mes) 1857–1935, caudillo of Venezuela (1908–35). Of indigenous and white parentage, Gómez was born on a ranch in the Western Andes and grew up a nearly illiterate cattle herder. He catapulted into the national scene in 1899 when he led his guerrilla henchmen in support of Cipriano Castro, under whom he was vice president.
Juan Hipólito del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Irigoyen Alem (July 12, 18522 – July 3, 1933) was twice president of Argentina (from 1916 to 1922 and again from 1928 to 1930). Yrigoyen (he signed that way to differ from Bernardo de Irigoyen's poitical ideas) was popularly known as el peludo (The mole) due to his beady eyes.
Vargas was born in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, on April 19, 1882, to Manuel do Nascimento Vargas and Cândida Dornelles Vargas. The scion of a traditional family of "gaúchos", he embarked on a military career at first, then turned to the study of law. Entering Republican politics, he was elected to the Rio Grande do Sul state legislature and later to the House of Representatives, becoming the floor leader for his State's delegation in Congress.
1920- United States becomes the main investor in Latin America. During 1920’s to 1930’s.
1930- Latin America exports decrease by 50 percent.
1934-Lazaro Cardenas president of Mexico from 1934 to 1940.
1938- Getulio Vargas establishes his New State in Brazil
ARGENTINA ARGENTINA The result is that Latin America is much more supportive of the USA in the next global conflict. Within two months of Pearl Harbor eighteen of the twenty republics have either declared war on the Axis nations or have severed diplomatic relations . Only Argentina , with a fascist regime of it’s own in power, delays declaration of war until last possible moment in 1945. ARGENTINA
By the end of the country political parties in nearly every country, are contesting elections at regular intervals without military interference . Corruption and chass, long endemic in many parts of Latin America.
CHILE has the highest Gross national income per capita in South America and the second highest in Latin America. The nation is considered an emerging market and has a high level of human development. It is a standing middle power and is the largest world producer of copper. C H I L E
Mexico is the 12th largest economy in the world by gross domestic product (GDP) by purchasing power parity. The economy is strongly linked to those of its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners. Elections held in July 2000 marked the first time that an opposition party won the presidency from the Institutional Revolutionary Party ( Partido Revolucionario Institucional : PRI) which had held it since 1929, culminating the political alternation at the federal level, which had begun at the local level during the 1980s.
KEY EVENTS 1920 UNITED STATES BECOMES THE MAIN INVESTOR IN LATIN AMERICA THE UNITED STATES BEGAN TO REPLACE GREAT BRITAIN AS THE TOP INVESTOR IN LATIN AMERICA. 1930 LATIN AMERICA EXPORTS DECREASE BY 50% SINCE THE 1920’S TO THIS YEAR POLITICAL INSTABILITY AND ECONOMIC CRISES IN MANY LATIN AMERICA COUNTRIES EVENTUALLY LED TO MILITARY DICTATORSHIPS. 1938 GETULIO VARGAS ESTABLISHES HIS NEW STATE AN AUTHORIZATION STATE LIKE FEATURE POLITICAL PARTIES WERE OUT LAWED AND CIVIL RIGHTS RESTRICTED 1943 YEARS LATER ONE G.O.U MEMBER JUAN PERON WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF AGREEMENT
VOCABULARY OLIGARCHY The rule of the few a form of government in which a small group of people exercise control. STIMULATE TO motivate activity or growth. MAINTAIN To sustain against opposition or DANGER ; uphold and defend.