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Political and Economic Development in Latin America. Rich versus Poor. Class System. Peninsulares : Spanish Officials Creoles: American-Born Descendants of Spanish Colonists Mestizos: Mixed Indian and European Native Americans: Local Born Descendants of Original People

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Class system
Class System

Peninsulares: Spanish Officials

Creoles: American-Born Descendants of Spanish Colonists

Mestizos: Mixed Indian and European

Native Americans: Local Born Descendants of Original People

Free Blacks: Descendants of Previously Enslaved Africans

Slaves: Africans Used as Free Labor


Left vs right
Left vs. Right

Communism

Right Wing

Coup d’etat: Military revolt against the national government


Land reform
Land Reform

Guatemala – Chile – El Salvador

What needs reforming in Illinois and Chicago?


Cuban revolution
Cuban Revolution

Fidel Castro Leads Revolution against Corrupt Dictatorship with support from the United States

Sets Up Marxist Government

US Trade Embargo – No Trade with Cuba

Aligns with Soviet Union


Nicaraguan revolution
Nicaraguan Revolution

Sandinistas(Leftists) and Land Reform

Contras(Freedom Fighters) Supported by the United States

Guerilla War Eventually Leads to Democratic Elections


Pinochet vs allende
Pinochet vs. Allende

Military Coup d’etat


Che guevera
CheGuevera

Supported Fidel Castro’s Revolution

Attempted to Start a Revolution in Bolivia

Rebellion – Revolution - Socialism


Homework for tuesday 5 21
Homework for Tuesday 5/21

Read MEXICO in your World Cultures Text – pages 492-496


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