5. Latin America And Imperialism


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5. Latin America And Imperialism

  1. 1. Latin America and Imperialism <ul><li>Quick Latin America Review </li></ul><ul><li>Latin American “Remember When” Yearbook entry </li></ul><ul><li>Imperialism in Latin America </li></ul>
  2. 2. Latin American Review <ul><li>What was the Columbian exchange? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What was the most significant thing the old world brought to the new world? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why did Europeans beat the indigenous peoples on their home turf? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Latin American Review <ul><li>What “sparked” the cry for Latin American independence? </li></ul><ul><li>How did nationalism play a role? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was Simon Bolivar? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Latin American Yearbook Remember When…. <ul><li>You will write a brief, one paragraph remember when to a good friend from high school… except you will assume the role of a revolutionary writing to a fellow classmate </li></ul><ul><li>Pick an important event or concept and create a whimsical “remember when” story to be shared </li></ul><ul><li>This will be collected for 10 class work points </li></ul><ul><li>Paragraphs will be selected at random to be shared with the class </li></ul><ul><li>You have 15 minutes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Latin America <ul><li>Why was Latin America attractive to industrialized powers? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge deposits of minerals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fertile soil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great potential </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why didn’t Latin America develop on its own? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Latin America and Railroads <ul><li>Interior of Latin America difficult to reach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Just like the interior of Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So… how do we tap these vast resources? </li></ul><ul><li>RAILROADS OF COURSE!!! </li></ul><ul><li>What will the railroads connect? What could be a problem for the people of these areas because of this? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Railroads <ul><li>What do you need to make railroads? </li></ul><ul><li>Does Latin America make that? </li></ul><ul><li>Well then where do they get it from? </li></ul><ul><li>What does this do? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Argentina Statistics 1914 <ul><li>% of railroad owned by British = 86 </li></ul><ul><li>% of railroad workers that were British= 40 </li></ul><ul><li>Official language of the railroads= ENGLISH </li></ul>
  9. 9. Juan Justo <ul><li>“English capital has done what English armies could not do. Today our country is tributary to England… the gold that English capitalists take out of Argentina or carry off in the form of products does us no more good than the Irish get from the revenues that the English lords take out of Ireland.” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Free-Trade Imperialism <ul><li>How would you define Free-Trade Imperialism? </li></ul><ul><li>How is this different from the imperialism in Africa? </li></ul><ul><li>What other area or country experiences this kind of Imperialism? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Economics and Such <ul><li>Primary Sector- extracts and harvests products from the earth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production of raw materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>US 3% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developing countries 66% </li></ul></ul></ul>Quaternary Tertiary Secondary Primary
  12. 12. Economics and Such <ul><li>Secondary Sector- manufacturing of finished goods </li></ul>Quaternary Tertiary Secondary Primary
  13. 13. Economics and Such <ul><li>Tertiary Sector- service industry </li></ul><ul><li>Today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US 80% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing world has a growing number of these workers </li></ul></ul>Quaternary Tertiary Secondary Primary
  14. 14. Economics and Such <ul><li>Quaternary Sector- intellectual activities, decision making, growth of information or knowledge, culture, information technology </li></ul>Quaternary Tertiary Secondary Primary
  15. 15. Imperialism and Economics <ul><li>Which sector did imperialism force the colonies to participate in? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of things guaranteed their economics stayed there? </li></ul><ul><li>How did this affect the development of the current geopolitical situation? (i.e. how did this affect who the winners and losers are today?) </li></ul>
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