Week 4: Post-Revolutionary Mexico
Constitution of 1917 and Significance
The Cosmic Race (Mestizo)
Revolution as Memory
Nature of Prosperity under Diaz
Ricardo Flores Magon
Plan de San Luis Potosi
Second Conquest of Latin America
- Transfer of diseases is part of what is known as the Columbian exchange
o Beginning of our modern world (globalization)
- Silver was a large commodity in Latin America
o Sugar emerges as a large commodity in the colonial
Cuban Independence and US Intervention
- Cubas late independence
- Haitian Revolutions
- The US and Sugar
- Triggers of Independence Struggle
o Political crisis in Spain
o Economic Policy
o Radical Reconstruction of US South
- Carlos Manuel de
Generation of 1880: Julio Roca
People wear bands of color. If you lived in Rosas territory, you couldnt wear blue.
The importance of color came from the voting system. Since most people were illiterate
colors were used to differentiate the parties.
Argentina is supplying more goods to Britan, and the Elite bceome richer, but the
poor are still suffering the aftermath of the 1930s. Cost of living is rising due to higher
costs of imports (because of WWII). THis leads to intermittent protests. Led by l
Peronists: no attempt to redistribute wealth.
3 key parties/factions:
Military -> Elites, church want to control it.
Military is split into two:
Those who side with Peron/development of the country
Military that wants
Processo: convince the country that theyre right, change their ideas.
Plan: use terror to convince the populations. Stay in power or allow civilian
goverments that they back Get rid of everyone with socially radical attitudes
Military power is validated b