1009Populism

1009Populism - Populism Getulio Vargas Estado Novo Populism...

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Populism Getulio Vargas Estado Novo Populism Interests of the Common Man Politicians “one of the people” Charismatic leaders Argue that elitist rulers do not represent people Getulio Vargas From south of Brazil Family of gauchos Military first, then law Brazil -Old Republic. .landed oligarchy, political leaders ignored. - Emerging industrial nation -“sleeping giant” Brazil: - Great Depression hit young urban workers - - No social safety net - Crowded, unsafe working conditions - Ripe for revolt 1930 Revolution - Bloodless Coup - Response to rigged election - Ended landed oligarchic rule - Military took power, placed Vargas in office. Vargas in Power - Turned Brazil completely toward urbanism and industrialization - Vargas represented diverse interests - Turned to increasingly dictatorial means to control population Vargas in Power - Elements of fascism - Government control of economy - Stimulate industrialization - Reduce private ownership of industry Control - Created state labor syndicates - Cancelled individual labor unions
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2008 for the course HI 216 taught by Professor Wisser during the Fall '06 term at N.C. State.

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1009Populism - Populism Getulio Vargas Estado Novo Populism...

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