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Unformatted text preview: Week 4 The History of U.S.Latin American Relations pre1945 Gov 312L U.S.-Latin American Relations 0. February 12 (next Monday) 1. 1 essay and 15 multiple choice questions 2. Theories/Actors/Institutions/Pre1945 history of relations 3. The Louisiana Purchase of 1803 4. The annexation of West Florida 5. The Adamsde Onis Treaty of 1819 6. Texan independence (1837) 7. The treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 8. Gadsden Purchase (1853) 9. The Spanish American War 10.The Panama Canal 1st exam U.S. Annexation of Territory 11.Increased military strength 12.Growing trade and investment 13.Britain and other European countries still dominated in South America Rising U.S. Influence Relations between Britain and the United States in the region 14.Initial conflicts 15.A boundary dispute in Venezuela (189596) 16.Secretary of State Olney's controversial declaration 17.Growing British deference to the U.S. 18.The British give the U.S. the sole right to construct a canal 19. Why the U.S. shifted from the acquisition of territory to the creation of a sphere of influence: 20. Increasing worldwide focus on commercial ties 21. Imperialism was expensive 22. Racist views caused the U.S. to oppose incorporation of nonAnglos Changing U.S. Policy in the Region 23.Protection of U.S. economic interests. Dollar Diplomacy. 24.Assertion of geopolitical hegemony. Protection of the Panama Canal Motivations for Military Intervention 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. The U.S. would: Depose existing rulers Install a new government Supervise new elections Encouraged U.S. banks to assume the debts of LA countries 30. Helped U.S. companies collect debts. The Process of Military Intervention U.S. Policy toward Latin America in the early 20th Century
31.The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine 32.William Howard Taft and Dollar Diplomacy 33.Woodrow Wilson: Lofty Rhetoric and Continued Intervention 34. Between 1898 and 1934, the U.S. invaded Latin America 30 times: 35. Dominican Republic 36. Cuba 37. Nicaragua 38. Haiti 39. Mexico 40. 41. 42. Intervention in Various Latin American Countries THE USE OF DEMOCRATIC RHETORIC
THE FAILURE TO SPREAD DEMOCRACY DEMOCRATIC RHETORIC VS. JINGOISM THE AUDIENCE FOR DEMOCRATIC RHETORIC 0. 1. CHANGING U.S. POLICIES IN THE 1920S AND 1930S
WITHDRAWING TROOPS REDUCING MILITARY INTERVENTION AND RESPECTING SOVEREIGNTY 2. REPUDIATING THE ROOSEVELT COROLLARY 3. BUT MILITARY INTERVENTION DID NOT END ENTIRELY 4. 5. SETTLING BORDER DISPUTES EMPHASIZING ECONOMIC TIES 43. 44. LEVERAGE TO ACHIEVE AIMS 45. EXPANDING ECONOMIC LINKS 46. A POLICY OF NONINTERVENTION USING ECONOMIC AND DIPLOMATIC FDR'S GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY THE ORIGINS OF THE GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY 47. 48. The U.S. and Latin America during WWII TAKE SIDES 49. LATIN AMERICA JOINS THE WAR EFFORT 50. THE STRUGGLE FOR SOUTH AMERICA INCREASED EMPHASIS ON SECURITY LATIN AMERICA'S INITIAL RELUCTANCE TO ...
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- Spring '07