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  • 1. Modern Latin America
    Sarah Hevezi
    History 141
  • 2. Latin America’s Wars
    Race War 
    Haitian war for independence 1791-1803
    Privileged white planters VS. less privileged mixed race
    Pure blacks won
    1791 affranchis sought the liberties given to all citizens by the French Revolution
    Some wealthy plantation owners were able to flee Haiti which aided in the spread of race as a cause of conflict
    Many other Latin American countries have had problems over race but, none to the extent of this one
  • 3. Latin America’s Wars
    Boundary Disputes 
    Poor identity of boarders caused newly independent nations to fight
    Spanish king attempted to improve political, social, and economic control
    In 1776, Spanish South Americas boundaries became complex due to poor administrative organization
    A new golden rule of Latin America power politics became: Relations between nations which share a common border are cool and those which do not are warm
    Boundary wars continued through out the 19th century
  • 4. Latin America’s Wars
    Interclass Wars 
    Some time after Latin America gained independence, unresolved issues between political groups led to war
     Conservatives wanted a monarchy
     Liberals wanted a republic
    French intervention into Mexico
    -1861-1867
    - Most bloody of the wars
    - In support of Mexican conservatives and Brazilian Civil War
  • 5. Latin America’s Wars
    Religious Wars 
    Religion played a key role in many Latin American wars
    Fathers Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Morelas led the war for independence in Mexico, are some examples of clerics who fought in war
    Guatemala was controlled by Rafael Carreas’s Army, which was the product of a Catholic church
    Religion was a motivator during interclass wars
  • 6. The Second WorldChapter 15-Mexico
    North American Free Trade Agreement helped Mexico attempt to become a 1st world country but, ended up becoming a 3rd world country
    Mexican illegal immigration into the United States was aided by the influx of job loses
    Mexico has helped the U.S in many way such as importing fruits and vegetables but has also harmed it in means of illegal immigration
  • 7. The Second WorldChapter 16-Venezuela
    Venezuela without its oil production would be just like every other third world nation
    Hugo Chavez, the corrupt president of Venezuela
    Is a society of accomplishments
    Chavez has threatened to cut off oil supply to the U.S
    The U.S has tried to block Spains deal to sell Chavez more than 30 high-speed patrol boats
  • 8. The Second WorldChapter 19-Argentina and Chile
    Argentina 
    Argentina prospered for many decades under the mid-nineteenth century progressive liberalism of President Juan Bautista Alberdi.
    By the 1920’s Argentina was the seventh-richest nation in the world, due to its thriving production of beef and wheat.
    Argentine leaders blame the U.S for not helping them out of the financial crisis that has carried on since 1990
  • 9. The Second WorldChapter 19-Argentina and Chile
    Chile 
    Though Argentina will never admit it, the country Argentines most wish to emulate is Chile
    Chile is considered the “role model” for other Latin American countries
    Chile has faced numerous bumps in the road in the global marketplace but so far it has managed them with confidence
    Chiles government style is also the best in all of the Latin American countries
  • 10. Frida Kahlo 1905-1954
    Born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo
    Mexican painter best known for her self portraits
    Married to another famous Mexican artist, Diego Rivera
    Kahlos art has been celebrated all over the world
    Her home is now a museum in Mexico City, MX