History 101B Notes
History 101B Notes
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Latin America in the 20 Century Continuities o Persistence of racial hierarchies o Persistence of poverty Wide stretch poverty o Weak democratic structures Formal existence of democracy One party keeps winning over & over Authoritarianism & state power o Open and reformist governments o Getulio Vargas 1929-45 Joined the allies Committed suicide Abolished all political parties except his own o Juan Peron Famous for rule 1929 Popular among people Immortalized Industrialize the economy at a rapid pace Eva Peron Died of cancer First lady of the nation o Dollar Diplomacy American commercial “Almighty dollar defines how we interact with countries” Relationship to the U.S. o United fruit company Founded in 1899 Bananas grown in Caribbean More than 20 rival firms (absorbed) Biggest employer Own shipping line “Great White Fleet” o Guatemala and Chile Guatemala Poor health rates High death rates Dependent on banana and coffee trades Jacobo Arbenz Chile Augusto Pinochet Cuba o Fidel Castro Young revolutionary Cia tried to kill him w/ a stick of dynamite (Through his cigar) Potion to make his hair fall out o Bay of pigs Captured 53 mil worth of food & medicine to be released Key Terms: Getulio Vargas (Brazil) Juan Peron (Argentina) Dollar Diplomacy “Banana Republics” Good Neighbor Policy (1933-45) Jacobo Arbenz (Guatemala) Augusto Pinochet (Chile) Fidel Castro (Cuba) Bay of Pigs (1961) Cuban Missile Crisis The World Today World Politics o Recep Tayyip Erdogan th Turkish politician serving as the 12 President of Turkey Founded the Justice and Development Party o Mikhail Communist but more reform Structured economy based on reform Communism in the World o 16 different republics declare their independence o Population Growth War and Terrorism Globalization Slavery Balance Sheet Key Term: Recap Tayyip Erdogan Xenophobia Mikhail Gorbachev Mao Zedong Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 Raul Castro One party dictator Embargo still against cuba
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