Change Analysis Chart: Latin America (1914 - Present)
Theme
Basic features at beginning of period
Key Continuities
Key Changes
Basic Features at the End of the Period
Causes and effects
Political
(Gov’t systems)
· Republics
· Authoritarian
· Oligarchic dictatorships
· Marxian Socialism
o (Influence)
· Presence of dictatorships/Authoritarian states
· Presence of Republics
·

· Democratic Republics
· Communist
· Dictatorships
o Tyrannical or otherwise
· Cold War tensions
· U.S interventions
Ex.
· Good Neighbor Policy
· Alliance for progress
· Populism
· Corporatism
· Cold War tensions
· Reformist democratic parties
o Democratic trends
· Military governments
· “Banana Republics”


Economic
· Open Market
· Export-led economic expansion
· Large gap from rich – poor
· Competition with European/N. American
o Western influence through entrepreneurship
· Underdevelopment
· Labor unrest
· Open markets
· Commercial Competition
· Gap between rich and poor
· Export-led economic expansion
· Western intervention and influence (US military interventions)
· Industrialization
· Capitalism
· Communism (Cuba)
· Great Depression
· US interventions
· Economic fluctuation
o Nationalization of industries ()
o Re-privatization mixed with nationalization