Nationalism in Latin America. Economic System (early 20 th Century). Based largely on export of food stuffs & raw materials Individual economies were one dimensional: 1 or 2 products exported (e.g. Argentina: beef & wheat). U.S. involvement in LA.
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Nationalism grew b/c:
would benefit US businesses
affairs (e.g. Haiti, Cuba, Mexico, etc.)
What were most Latin American economies based upon in the early 20th Century?
A) Manufactured goods
B) One dimensional export product
Which country did the United States replace as the major investor in Latin America?
A) Great Britain
industries (steel & oil)
An oligarchy is a
A) country that claims to be a republic, but is
actually ruled by a zaibatsu.
B) system in which society owns the means of
C) government in which a select few exercise
D) government that glorifies the state above
Which world event helped encourage authoritarianism (i.e. rise of oligarchies) in Latin America in the 1930s?
A) the rise in Communism
B) the end of World War I
C) the Great Depression
D) the division of Germany
The ____ controlled the major groups within Mexican society, thereby giving it enormous control over the Mexican presidency.
A) Mexican People’s Front
B) Institutional Revolutionary Party
C) People’s Liberation Army
D) Rural Peasants’ Collective