April 23, 2013
Neoliberalism? I feel like that topic has come up before in this course because it has.
The neoliberal movement of the early 1990s eerily resembled the neoliberal movement of t
1. Liberalism was first popular in Latin America in the 1820s, but fell out to conservatism
until the 1850s. By 1850, Conservatism was at all time high, but liberalism made a
comeback. People were tired of the social hierarchy and religiou
Essay #2 Question #1
Throughout the 1940s and on through the 1960s, both Guatemala and Cuba experienced
revolutions. With these two separate revolutions, there were also two very different outcomes.
The Guatemalan Re
February 13, 2013
Essay #1 Question #5
Throughout the 19th century, Latin America in a constant change due to the influences of
outside nations such as the United States, France, England, and minimally Spain and Portugal.
Before 1492: Pre-Colombian period
1500-1820 Colonial era
1800-today Modern Era
a. What do we mean by Latin America
i. Linguistic connotations
1. Portuguese and Spanish
ii. Geographic Connotations
iii. Another common name for the re
January 28 Export-led Economic Growth
Readings: Chasteen, 144-153, 181-194.
*Neocolonialism, in Wood and Chasteen, 129-130.
*Fredrick Palmer, Our Ugly Little Backyard, in Wood and Chasteen, 151-154.
*Jules Huret, Buenos Aires: First Impressions, in Buffin
January 26, 2016
1. Spanish Colonial Society
a. Class set up
i. Indigenous and black lowest)
1. Black slaves in Brazil and Cuba
a. Majority of slaves were brought from Africa
b. Sugar plantations death rate was high
c. More slaves importation than in the
January 21 Latin America after Independence
Readings: Chasteen, 87-94, 117-129, 133-139, 142-143.
popular sovereignty: the people of each nation( not including women) had the right to determine
who would rule them according to written constitution
January 26 Indigenous America before 1492: Women and Gender in Mesoamerica
Navarro and Snchez Korrol, 6, 11-14.
*Louise M. Burkhart, Mexica Women on the Home Front: Housework and Religion
in Aztec Mexico, in eds. Susan Schroeder,