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Unformatted text preview: U.S. Guarantees victory Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty • 10 million dollars • 10 mile strip • Right of intervention U.S. builds canal (1904-1914) Summary: United States Domination of the Caribbean 1. Establish and sustain friendly governments (dictators/elites) • Diplomacy • Financial control of finances • Military intervention Problem: stability is elusive as U.S. has to continually intervene to support friendly governments 2. Prevent any other great power presence in Caribbean...
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- Spring '08