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Conflict in latin america
Conflict in latin america
Conflict in latin america
Conflict in latin america
Conflict in latin america
Conflict in latin america
Conflict in latin america
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  • 1. What are your feelings of America becoming involved in other nations? If it will benefit us - should we do what we feel we need to in order to succeed?
  • 2. American Involvement in Latin America Should such actions have been allowed?
  • 3. Monroe Doctrine <ul><li>European powers would no longer colonize or interfere with the affairs of the nations of the Americas. </li></ul><ul><li>Any colonization in the Americas would be viewed as a hostile act </li></ul>
  • 4. Monroe Doctrine - 3 Main Points <ul><li>European countries cannot colonize in any of the Americas: North, Central, or South. </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. will only be involved in European affairs if America's rights are disturbed </li></ul><ul><li>the U.S. will consider any attempt at colonization a threat to its national security. </li></ul>
  • 5. Major Criticisms <ul><li>79 military actions in Latin America </li></ul><ul><li>Some see it as the U.S.’s own form of colonization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An example of hegemony </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some see it as America (the continent) for the United States. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gave rise to revolutions and leaders opposing America’s involvement </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Roosevelt Corollary <ul><li>right of the United States to intervene to stabilize the economic affairs of small nations in the Caribbean and Central America </li></ul><ul><li>Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick </li></ul><ul><li>Minnesota State Fair on September 2, 1901 </li></ul>
  • 7. Good Neighbor Policy <ul><li>FDR’s plan to avoid involvement in Latin America </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbor--the neighbor who resolutely respects himself and, because he does so, respects the rights of others.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interventionism was becoming very unpopular </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Too much emphasis on economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating anti-American feelings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too expensive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does any of this sound familiar???? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 8. Cold War Era <ul><li>A return to conflict - threats of Communism </li></ul><ul><li>Cuba - Castro comes to power </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. launches the Bay of Pigs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chile - U.S. involved in ousting Chilean president Salvador Allende </li></ul><ul><li>Iran-Contra Affair </li></ul>
  • 9. Controversial Leaders of Latin America <ul><li>Fidel Casto </li></ul><ul><li>Salvador Allende </li></ul><ul><li>Hugo Chavez </li></ul>

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