Good Neighbor Policy to 1959

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Good Neighbor Policy to 1959 Decade of the 1930s stands out as a golden era of US relations with Latin America Roosevelt’s proclamation of a “Good Neighbor” policy marked abrupt changes in US policy toward the region Washington withdrew military troops, refrained from intervention, and initiated a process of consultation and cooperation US began treating LA nations as sovereign entities Realized political intervention were ineffective, and the costs outweighed the benefits Renounced the mission of democratization Respect for sovereignty of LA nations implied acceptance of their political systems— including authoritarian regimes 1930s the hemisphere was swarming with dictatorships—but under the “good neighbor” policy US chose not to meddle in the domestic affairs unable to impose democracy, US decided to conduct business with whoever held the power Major changes in the global arena reflected our new policy WWI left European powers was declining which interrupted commercial flows bwtn LA and Europe US seized opportunity to create links in the region Rise of War—Europe had to concentrate on Nazi Germany, Mussolini in Italy, and Japan Nicaragua and Cuba: During the 1920s, US dispatched troops frequently to Central America and the Caribbean, with long-term occupations in Haiti and DR—for the purpose of promoting democracy and imposing economic order
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