HIST 1F96 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: United States Marine Corps, Neocolonialism, Supreme Court Of Justice Of The Nation
Latin americans couldn"t sell their goods to industrialized countries. Latin american countries owned loan payments to industrial countries. Crisis in the us affected latin american heavily. The crisis lead to the end of neocolonialism. Land owners lost power (often to middle class people) After dependence on other countries, they"re now interested in developing a nationalism in their country (eg. mexico with the mexican revolution) Countered the idea that european-ness was what made people mexican. Indigenismo: indigenous-ness or indian-ness; appreciation for aboriginal culture. Great depression in brazil caused the collapse of the coffee economy. Central american countries couldn"t support developing their own industry (not a large enough population) Oligarchies try to preserve a neocolonial system: eg. Nicaragua dominantly produced coffee and bananas, other countries fostered oligarchies because of the business in nicaragua: 1927, augusto cesar sandino launched a guerilla war to try and topple the. American marines: agreed to negotiate with the government after the us marines left.