Lecture 11 - 21/02/2008 11:07:00 Lecture 11 (Outline): Good...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 21/02/2008 11:07:00 Lecture 11 (Outline): Good Neighbor Policy (1933-1945) Cont. Good Neighbor Policy (1933-1945) 1. Acid Test 1938 (Oil Cos. Vs Mexican Govt.) Sovereignty vs. Property Rights all the oil interest in Mexico were primarily owned by the us 2. U.S. Sides with Mexico in 1936 the Mexican oil workers unionized and they 1. Higher wages 2. Longer vacations 3. Right to name there own foremen o in 1938 they strike and the board of arbitration (Mexico) sided on the side of the Mexican workers Lazarro cardinas- sided with the workers o The oil companies make indirect and direct threats towards the Mexican government In rebuttal they say that they will nationalize the oil companies in Mexico o Is against the good neighbor policy o If you alienate the Mexican government then they may set up another Zimmerman telegram 3. Economic Policy Smoot Hawley 1930; RTAA 1934 because all the tariff were being created between countries than a black...
View Full Document

Page1 / 5

Lecture 11 - 21/02/2008 11:07:00 Lecture 11 (Outline): Good...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online