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3 USLAC Notes - USLAC 10/20 Notes Tayah is also doing Peru...

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USLAC 10/20 Notes Tayah is also doing Peru (same period) o Can exchange souces We are exempt from argentina presentation during week 5 o After week 8, we don’t have to present anymore o We’re aiming to gather general conclusions from the presentations We’re going to sub Cuba chapter from Crandall for Cuba book o No need to order cuba book NICARAGUA: condemned to repetition? o Underpopulated? o 5.5 m w/ 1m in Managua o Leon was liberal; Granada was conservative Managua was compromise for capital Sig pt of pop is rural Lots forests Very poor Civil wars have hurt standard of living Mostly mestizo traditional hierarchy Black pop on coast High levels of inequality Liberals and conservatives constantly fighting William Walker 1850s Invited to Nicaragua to fight Walker eventually executed Not part of US gov’t; was acting on his own Hired by liberals in León Wanted LA countries brought in as slave states o No canal for them b/c scared of earthquakes
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2009 for the course IRPS IRGN 454 taught by Professor Richardfeinberg during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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