Latin America POLS 4450 001 Furlong Foreign Policy
Latin America Mid-term
The War of Triple Alliance
The War of The Pacific
The Soccer War
The Chaco War
War between Bolivia and Paraguay
a united South America, minus Brazil
God is Brazilian
The mindset that Brazil was the greatest Latin American country.
Argentine Manifest Destiny
Anastasio Somoza Sr.
Organizations of American States.
Played a crucial role in Cuban Missile Crisis by having a unanimous vote sanctioning Kennedy's decision to "quarantine" Cuba.
Anastasio Somoza Jr.
A move towards non-intervention. Roosevelt Corollary
Amendment in the Cuban Constitution that left behind American troops and also granted the U.S. Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.
is the effort of the United States—particularly under President William Howard Taft—to further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries. Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Haiti, Honduras
refers to the pursuit of foreign policy objectives with the aid of conspicuous displays of naval power — implying or constituting a direct threat of warfare, should terms not be agreeable to the superior force
Good Neighbor Policy
A policy of non-intervention to improve trade put in place by FDR
GNP-Trade & Aid
A program set up by FDR. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs. Oversaw economic cooperation, cultural exchange, and public information; primary purpose was to counter "subversive, insidious, destructive Nazi propaganda."
Nationalization of Bolivian Oil
Nationalization of Mexican Oil
Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs Luis María Drago. Extending the Monroe Doctrine, it set forth the policy that no foreign power, including the United States, could use force against an American nation to collect debt. It was supplanted in 1904 by the Roosevelt Corollary.
Doctrine stating that non-intervention even in countries that had incurred debt and recognizing sovereign states no matter how the government got there.
Mexican Doctrine. Doctrine stating that non-intervention even in countries that had incurred debt and recognizing sovereign states no matter how the government got there.
One of the conditions Kennedy agreed to in response to one of Khrushchev's demands in his first letter.
Augusto Cesar Sandino
League of Nations
Stopping the spread of communism.
Mutually Assured Destruction
The theory that if one country falls to communism the rest of region will also fall.
The act of trying to push back communism out of Latin American countries.