Chapter 24 Section 2

Chapter 24 Section 2 - a. Intervention:-U.S policed Latin...

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Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory Chapter 24 Section 2 Latin America, the United States and the World I. Communism in Cuba a. Castro: -Castro rallied against the corrupt Batista regime -Won victory, hailed as a hero -He then went and turned Cuba into a communist state -Some things got better, but it was a dictatorship b. Cold War Tensions: -Scared the U.S with this communism, and when Cuba was friends with Russia -U.S Embargoed Cuba -Cuban missile crisis came about…U.S reacted c. Recent Trends: -Cuba fell into shambles when Soviet Russia died -U.S did not help II. The United States and Latin America
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Unformatted text preview: a. Intervention:-U.S policed Latin America-U.S didn’t like communism-Lat Am wasn’t pleased b. Regional Organizations:-Worked together anyway-Alliance for Progress program III. Regional and Global Issues a. Regional Ties:-Trading blocs were important-Tried to expand trade in world b. The Drug Wars:-Lat Am was a big drug place-U.S declared a “War on drugs” c. Development Versus the Environment:-New developments hurt the environment-Global warming Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory d. Migration:-Many Lat Ams tried to immigrate into the U.S-Many did so illegally...
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