Part II: ONE Medium Sized Essay:
Answer this Medium sized essay in three to four substantial paragraphs with specific examples, making sure you address all parts of the question.
1) The U.S. and Latin America During the Cold War, 1954 to 1991.
Write a well-crafted essay in which you analyze the U.S.-Latin America relationship during the Cold War . Be sure to address: Guatemala during Neocolonialism – the role that US railroad and banana and fruit companies came to play in Guatemala and Central America in the early 20th century; the way Guatemala was pulled into the vortex of the Cold War ; describe how and why the U.S. overthrew Arbenz in 1954 and the consequences that that had for Guatemala and then the rest of Latin America .
How did the Cuban Revolution in 1959 impact the hemisphere?
What were the US responses to the Cuban Revolution and to social revolutionary activity in Latin America?
How and why did the Latin American militaries come to dominate politics in Latin America during the Cold War?
What was the U.S. role in that? What were the consequences of that?
Discuss the impact of the Cold War on Latin America and its impact on various sectors of Latin American society.
Be sure to provide examples of the way other Latin American countries were affected by their Cold War relationship with the U.S. . Provide specific examples and address all parts of the question.