Unit 10 Presentation - Trujillo's Exit and Balaguer's Rise...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/9/11 David Santamaria Maria Gabriella Liriano Milton De Aza Pedro Pimentel Thiago Da Cunha Valerie Bodden K. Trujillo's Exit and Balaguer's Rise
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/9/11 Trujillo’s Exit
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8/9/11 Trujillo had become unpopular internationally because of the killing of Haitians and the attempted assassination of Romulo Betancourt. The degrading economy because of the sanctions imposed by the US because of Trujillo's image and the “Feria de la Paz” costed the Dominicans a lot of debt. Trujillo’s Downfall
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8/9/11 The murder of the Mirabal sisters destroyed Trujillo's reputation in the eyes of the general Dominican people. Conspiracies started appearing all hoping to overthrow or assassinate Trujillo, they were quickly exterminated and the jails were filled with them. Trujillo’s Downfall Continuation
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8/9/11 Trujillo was assassinated on may 30 1961. The participants of the hit were Antonio de la Maza, Antonio Imbert Barrera, Roberto Pastoriza, among others. Trujillo’s death
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8/9/11 The death of Trujillo started the process of democratization in DR. political exiles, free press, political exiles, and political parties started to pop up.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/9/11 National Situation After Trujillo’s Death
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8/9/11 1839-1960 Improvements The number of manufacturing establishments doubled Capital investment multiplied 9 times Number of workers and employees almost 2.5 Number of salaries paid by industrial workers was 10 times more than in 1839 National raw materials usage multiplied by 14 times Fuel and lubricant expenditure increased 22 times Industrial sales multiplied more than 12 times, from $13.3 million to $164.4 million.
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Positives Trujillo government built highways, bridges, irrigation canals, and agricultural settlements. Colonization and Agricultural Colonization programs had occurred. New industrial plants and factories for: shoes, beer, tobacco, alcohol, starch, pasta, vegetable oil, chocolate, cement, liquors, paper, cardboard, processed milk, flour, nails, bottles, glass, coffee, rice, marble, medicine, paint, sugar and textiles, were created. By 1960 only 60% of the population lived in the
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Unit 10 Presentation - Trujillo's Exit and Balaguer's Rise...

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