Military Regimes. of Central and South America. 1. How many military coups were there in The Americas between 1960 and 1963?. 10 Military Coups. 2. Originally, what was the purpose of a coup?. To remove corrupt civilian politicians or to restore order.
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of Central and South America
10 Military Coups
To remove corrupt civilian politicians
or to restore order
The coup was to prevent Cuban-style revolutions
and remove any communist sympathizers or insurgents
Tracked down in 1967 by a special forces
unit of The Bolivian Army
6. While the Guerilla groups who fought the army were completely disorganized, who did the military think was behind the organization of these fractured groups?
They believed Moscow wanted locations close to USA in order to place nuclear warheads within striking distance.
10 Military Regimes
Lowered wages and outlawed unions
The United States of America
He initiated reforms to redistribute wealth
5 Presidents over 20 years
General Emilia Medici
and began urban guerilla warfare.
10 % Growth
Unemployment increased for the poor
The rich got richer and the poor remained stagnant
His wife, Isabel Peron
The military took over the country from the start,
Jorge Videla, Orlando Agosti and Emilio Massera
Similar to Brazil - standard of living declined, unemployment increased and government support dried up.
~ 30,000 (los desaparecidos – “the disappeared”)
Over 340 Camps and Torture Centers
People’s Liberation Army
4. Which group brought international awareness to "the disappeared" in order for the government to release information about these victims and instigate charges against the perpetrators?
While the coups helped stop Communism in their countries, it did not solve many issues. Provide 5 of these issues that remained unchanged or worsened.