Chapter 24 Section 1

Chapter 24 Section 1 - -Urban terrorists and guerrillas...

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Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory Chapter 24 Section 1 I. A Diverse Region -Latin America is very diverse II. Sources of Unrest a. Social Structure: -Uneven wealth, poor-rich gap -Middle class and urban working class emerged b. Population and Poverty: -There was a population boom -This increased poverty c. Urbanization: -Many moved to urban cities and out of rural land - Poor city children sometimes had it better than rural kids III. Politics: Reform, Repression, or Revolution a. Competing Ideologies: -Conservative against the liberals -This created conflict b. Military Regimes: -Often military ruled Latin American countries -They used harsh rule c. The Threat of Revolution:
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Unformatted text preview: -Urban terrorists and guerrillas battles repressive gov.-US often supported anti-reform d. Revival of Democracy:-Repressive leaders stepped aside because of problems-Democracy returned, though many elections were unfair and leaders undemocratic IV. Economic Development a. Industry:-Import substitution b. Expanding Agriculture:-Agribusinesses Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory c. Crisis and Reform:-Crisis hit Latin America-Reform was then brought in V. Changing Social Patterns a. Changing Social America:-Women fought for equality-Some women elected as president-Struggle b. Religion:-Liberation Theology-Catholic Church remained powerful...
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