Discuss U.S. policies in Latin America and the Caribbean since the Monroe Doctrine through the Alliance for Progress
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Required Final Exam Questions (10% each)
1.Discuss U.S. policies in Latin America and the Caribbean since the Monroe Doctrine through the Alliance for Progress. Outline the policy positions and how this has impacted US-Latin American relations.
2.How did the “collision of rivers” during the Spanish Conquest create the Spanish Class System? How did the Spanish Class System impact the region since independence? Cite examples from class lectures and readings.
Randomized Final Exam Questions (5% each) – 2 of the 3 questions will be randomly assigned.
1.What has been the impact of foreign aid in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake? What are the positive and negatives of foreign aid on the island? Cite examples from class lectures and readings.
2.Discuss the historical evolution of El Salvador beginning with anti-vagrancy laws through the 1980 civil war. How has each critical junction led to the next making the civil war inevitable?
3.How did geography shape the historical evolution of Chile? What did this mean for the Spanish Class System as compared to its Latin American counterparts?