• Latin America Poverty And Inequality
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    Latin America Poverty and Inequality This avalanche of negative points summarizes problems that have persisted in Latin American countries for decades. In addition, as usual, the group in these countries to pay the highest price is the poor. However, what factors have been the main causes of persistent high levels of poverty, and high-income differentials in Latin American countries Furthermore, just how serious is the situation of the poor today in each individual Central and South American cou...
  • Latin American Independence America Created Creoles
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    Latin American Independence The Spanish amassed great wealth and power in their American colonies through oppression, slavery and racism. An amazing variety of classes developed and created a social gap in the people. At the turn of the nineteenth century, the American-born population began to advance towards independence. The process did not happen over night. Instead, it developed slowly due to social, political, ethnic, and economic factors, and the often bloody war for independence raged for...
  • Denial As A Method Of Dealing With Political Violence
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    Denial as a Method of Dealing With Political Violence Allyson Runfola Latin American Civilization April 11, 2000 People chose every day, in a myriad of ways, between denial and self-knowledge. Most of the time this choice is innocuous. A parent may believe their obviously lying child rather than accept the emotional distress that comes with be lied to. The body politic may believe an unscrupulous politician rather than to get out and work for real change. Many times, however, denial may have far...
  • Latin America Foreign Capital American
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    Colonialism and Dependence In 'Imperialism, the Highest State of Capitalism', Lenin warned, in refuting Kautsky, that the domination of finance capital not only does not lessen the inequalities and contradictions present in the world economy, but on the contrary accentuates them. Time has passed and proven him right. The inequalities have become sharper. Historical research has shown that the distance that separated the standard of living in the wealthy countries from that of the poor countries ...
  • Latinos In Baseball Major League
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    I chose this topic because I thought that it was important to highlight the recent successes of the Latino baseball players to show how minority groups can prosper in America. Latino athletes have gain notoriety and riches through the sport of baseball. These are things that they couldn't have dreamed about achieving without Major League baseball. Major League Baseball has given Latin Americans the opportunity to better their economic and social situation. Many Latin American children dream abou...
  • Multinational Corporation Latin Corporations American
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    A major player in the international political economy is the multinational corporation or multinational enterprise as these structures of economy are commonly referred to. These are business or firms that hold offices and / or major production facilities in two or more different countries. The multinational corporation therefore is any business whether private or public that extends its production facilities or embarks in huge investments in capital across national boundaries. Since the end of W...
  • Independence In Latin America
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    'Independence of Latin America " In the 1800's, Latin American countries won independence, but many new independent countries had trouble creating strong, stable governments. The Creoles played an important role in the independent movements. These countries won their independence through strong leaders and many other factors. As soon as these countries won their independence from Spain and Portugal, they did not want to return the way they did. Many countries revolted, we even find out that the ...
  • Latin America Bush Mexico Policy
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    George W. Bush's decision to make his first overseas trip to Mexico, in mid-February, has generated a great deal of speculation about what this could possibly mean for changes in U. S. policy toward Latin America over the next four years. It is clear that Mexico is vastly more familiar and comfortable for Bush than any other foreign country. In light of the questions raised about the former Texas governor's foreign policy experience and competence during the campaign, it is hardly surprising tha...
  • United States American Cuba Latin
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    I. 1. Miguel Angel Asturias- A Nobel Prize wining novelist and poet from Guatemala. Wrote about his experience under a dictatorship. Established small-town life and a clash of cultures as themes 2. Frida Kahlo- Started painting in 1925 when she was hospitalized. Married Diego Rivera. Was inspired by retablo's, religious paintings. Was a champion of Mexican culture. 3. John F. Kennedy - Kennedy encouraged Latin American countries to undertake reforms to raise the standard of living for their peo...
  • The Monroe Doctrine In The 20th Century
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    United States president Theodore Roosevelt announced the Roosevelt Corollary, an addendum to the 1823 Monroe Doctrine, in response to European nations that were trying to force Venezuela to repay its debts. Roosevelt threatened to send naval ships to Venezuela if those nations sought to forcibly collect the debt. Stability must be preserved, Roosevelt said in his 1904 annual message to Congress, even if it requires an "exercise of international police power." The Roosevelt Corollary, based on th...
  • Latin American Independance Independence Spain Hidalgo
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    Latin American Independence Latin American Independence was the drive for independence from Spain and France by the Latin American people. There were many contributing factors that ultimately led to the uprising of Latin American colonies. Europe's strong hold on the economic and political life of Latin America, was creating friction between the Latin Colonies and the European nations. Eventually, this would become enough for the Latin American people and the drive for independence from France a...
  • Cuban Women Cuba Latin Percent
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    As research on women has progressed, we have learned that there is no uniform relationship between level of economic development and women's labor force participation. We have also discovered that women have not been and are not as passive and subservient to men as cultural constructs, literature, and discourse convey. Although women in the 19 th century worked, like 20 th century women in most of the world, they earned less than men. The feminization of poverty is not new. It also proves to be ...
  • Floridas Latinos United States
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    As decades pass, Florida's population continues to grow and change rapidly. Being from both Dominican and Puerto Rican decent, the difficulties Latin Americans encounter become obvious. Trying to make a comfortable living in any Hispanic country is not an easy task. Many Spanish families, for that reason, decide to move to the United States for a better standard of living. And many of these individuals have been able to achieve their goals in life considering their minority roles in our country...
  • Marque One Of These Days
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    Research Paper Marquez, "One of These Days" Gabriel Garica Marquez wrote "One of These Days" directly about the relationship between middle class and politicians. Marquez wrote this short story to try to tell his readers the reality of power and revenge among people. "One of These Days" would inspire those who are interested to learn more about politicians and how they handle their power, whether they take advantage of their power or not. The story relates to disadvantages and advantages between...
  • Brazil Latin American
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    BRAZIL Brazil is often viewed as the economic giant of the Third World. Its economy and territory are larger than the rest of South Americas, and its industry is the most advanced in the developing world. Brazilian foreign debt is also the Third Worlds largest. The problem of foreign debt has plagued the Latin American economies since the 1960 s, when foreign borrowing was the only way for Latin American nations to sustain economic growth. However, when international interest rates began to ris...
  • United States American Monroe Mexico
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    Germany's Experience out West: German-Mexican Relations 1910-1918 By the early 20 th century, Germany with the support of her axis allies rose to become the greatest world power in Europe. Being a fairly new nation with high nationalism Germany aimed to make her mark not only as the greater power in Europe but the world at large. Being late to the colonial game in the Americas and being politically challenged by the statements of the Monroe doctrine the Deutch intended to use imperialism as a me...
  • Latin American History Cuba People Group
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    Part II. Platt Amendment: In 1898, the United States went to war with Spain, and descended upon Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippine Islands. The United States took control for economic interests, not for the natives interests. The Platt Amendment was then presented, which this gives the U. S. Marines to intervene in Cuba whenever the U. S. government thought that it was necessary. Manuel Noriega: He was a Panamanian general that concerted the strong-armed rule inherited from General O...
  • Monroe Doctrine European States American
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    The Monroe Doctrine, issued by President James Monroe in 1823 became the cornerstone of foreign policy. Secretary of State John Quincy Adams was afraid the British proposal for joint protection of the revolutionary countries was an attempt to head off future acquirement by the United States of any territory still held by Spain, especially the island of Cuba. He urged that the United States act alone in the Western Hemisphere. This argument was part of what was later called the Monroe Doctrine. ...
  • Roosevelt Corollary To The Monroe Doctrine
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    In the beginning of the 1900's, many Latin American countries had established large amounts of debt to European countries. Countries like Germany, Italy, and Great Britain began to identify ways for their loans to be repaid. In 1902, these countries teamed up and sent gunboats into Venezuela. These gunboats blocked ports that Venezuela used to trade with the rest of the world. These European countries were sending a message to other Latin American countries. Venezuela had defaulted on its debts ...
  • The Enlightenment And The Revolutions
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    ~The Enlightenment and The Revolutions~ The Scientific Revolution was what introduced the way of thinking based on experimentation, observation and applying reason. Therefore inspired people to apply reason to human society and this brought about the Enlightenment thinkers. These thinkers and their ideas was what led to the strive for independence and equality, which then led to Revolutions. From the mid-1700's through the mid-1800's Revolutions took place in Europe, the American and Latin Ameri...