Chapter 24 Section 3

Chapter 24 Section 3 - -Drugs and Illegal immigration...

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Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory Chapter 24 Section 3 Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean I. Continuity and Change in Mexico a. The Rural Poor: -Lazaro Cardenas was prez -Gave land to peasants, didn’t work -Conditions got worse b. The PRI in Control: -Institutional Revolutionary Party dominated -Faced rebels, but kept control c. Political Reforms: -Under pressure, made a few reforms -Vicente Fox became prez -PRI no longer dominant d. Economic Ups and Downs: -Vicissitudes -Changed their ways a little e. Poverty and Prosperity: -Economic growth -Most still poor however f. Links to the United States: -U.S influential
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Unformatted text preview: -Drugs and Illegal immigration always a problem II. War and Peace in Central America a. Nicaragua:-Had a revolution earlier-Long civil war hurt b. Guatemala:-U.S feared communism there-Civil war-Many died Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory d. El Salvador:-Catholic Church rallied against the military and rich leaders-Civil war-UN brokered peace III. Struggle in Haiti a. From Dictatorship to Democracy:-Dr. Francois Duvalier was dictator -Later Jean-Bertrand Aristide was elected b. An Uncertain Future:-Haiti still struggled-Poverty and social conflict were widespread...
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