Ch.6 section 4<br />Nation Building in Latin America continued<br />
Difficulties of Nation Building<br />Caudillos (Strong leaders) gained control after independence and ruled by military fo...
A New Imperialism<br />Britain took over Latin American economy by sending British merchants over and investing<br />Expor...
The US in Latin America<br />After the Spanish-American war, Cuba became a protectorate and Puerto Rico was annexed<br />1...
Revolt in Mexico<br />Wealthy landowners owned most of Mexico<br />Emiliano Zapata lead landless peasants to sieze estates...
Economic Change<br />After 1870 Latin America entered an age of prosperity because of the export of specialty goods<br />C...
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Nation building in latin america continued

World History Ch.6 section 4 cont
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  • 1. Ch.6 section 4<br />Nation Building in Latin America continued<br />
  • 2. Difficulties of Nation Building<br />Caudillos (Strong leaders) gained control after independence and ruled by military force<br />Some built roads, canals, ports, and schools<br />American settlers in Texas revolted and won independence from Mexico in 1836<br />Became a US state in 1845<br />Benito Juarez was a good caudillo who brought many reforms to Mexico like education reform and distributing land to the poor<br />
  • 3. A New Imperialism<br />Britain took over Latin American economy by sending British merchants over and investing<br />Exports included wheat, tobacco, wool, sugar, coffee, and hides<br />Finished consumer goods were imported such as textiles<br />
  • 4. The US in Latin America<br />After the Spanish-American war, Cuba became a protectorate and Puerto Rico was annexed<br />1903 the US supported a rebellion that freed Panama from Colombia<br />Was granted a 10mile wide strip of land where they built the Panama Canal<br />US began to send military forces all over Latin America to protect its interests<br />
  • 5. Revolt in Mexico<br />Wealthy landowners owned most of Mexico<br />Emiliano Zapata lead landless peasants to sieze estates of wealthy landowners. <br />Did this when dictatorship was weak<br />Caused great damage to the Mexican economy<br />Called the Mexican Revolution- led to a new constitution in 1917<br />
  • 6. Economic Change<br />After 1870 Latin America entered an age of prosperity because of the export of specialty goods<br />Coffee from Brazil, Wheat and beef from Argentina, etc<br />Increased industrialization- building factories<br />The middle classes (lawyers, merchants) began to grow<br />

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