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Ch 33: Latin America Since 1900: Help and Review

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The Latin America Since 1900 chapter of this High School World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to learn about Latin America since 1900. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of Latin America since 1900.

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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Latin America since 1900 unit of a standard high school world history course. Topics covered include:

  • Causes and effects of the Mexican Revolution
  • Dictatorships in Hispaniola
  • Causes and effects of the Guatemalan Civil War
  • Causes and effects of the Cuban Revolution
  • NAFTA and North American integration

20 Lessons in Chapter 33: Latin America Since 1900: Help and Review
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The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

1. The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

The Mexican Revolution started in response to the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz. In this video, we look at the causes of the Revolution, and then explore the initial events that led to the removal of Diaz.

The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

2. The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

In this video, we examine the civil war that broke out in Mexico after Porfirio Diaz was removed from power as the various parties competed with each other for power. A quiz will follow.

Causes of the Falklands War: Argentina vs. England

3. Causes of the Falklands War: Argentina vs. England

In this lesson, we will learn about the historical background of the Falkland Islands War, the timeline of events of the war, and the consequences of the war for Argentina.

Single-Party Rule in Mexico and the Fall of the PRI

4. Single-Party Rule in Mexico and the Fall of the PRI

This lesson will trace the rise and fall of Mexico's PRI party. In doing so, it will highlight its dominance, the presidency of Cardenas, and the political corruption under Portillo.

Dictatorships in Hispaniola: Duvalier in Haiti & Trujillo in the Dominican Republic

5. Dictatorships in Hispaniola: Duvalier in Haiti & Trujillo in the Dominican Republic

This lesson will highlight the brutal dictatorships of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. In doing so, it will chronicle the regimes of Duvalier and Trujillo. It will also note US involvement in these countries.

Events in Latin America During the Cold War

6. Events in Latin America During the Cold War

This lesson will discuss Latin America and the Cold War. It will highlight Guatemala, Nicaragua, Cuba. It will also discuss the tensions between the US and the former Soviet Union.

The Chilean Revolution & Augusto Pinochet

7. The Chilean Revolution & Augusto Pinochet

In this video, we learn about the circumstances under which Salvador Allende, South America's first democratically elected president, was removed from power in a military coup d'etat. We also learn about the role of the United States in the removal of Allende and the rise of a military dictator Augusto Pinochet in Chile.

Causes & Consequences of the Guatemalan Civil War

8. Causes & Consequences of the Guatemalan Civil War

This lesson will explore the events of the Guatemalan Civil War. In doing this, it will highlight the Mayan population as well as the many military figures that ruled Guatemala during this 36-year conflict.

Juan Peron and Peronism in Argentina

9. Juan Peron and Peronism in Argentina

In this video, we learn about Juan Peron, the President of Argentina from 1946-1955 and from 1973-1974. We learn about his rise to and fall from power and about his vague political ideology, which he called Justicialism.

The Nicaraguan Revolution: The Somoza Regime & Sandinistas

10. The Nicaraguan Revolution: The Somoza Regime & Sandinistas

This lesson will explain the events of the Nicaraguan Revolution. In doing so, it will highlight U.S. involvement as well as the brutality and violence of the Somoza regime and the Sandinista rebels.

The Cuban Revolution: Causes & Effects

11. The Cuban Revolution: Causes & Effects

This lesson will detail the events of the Cuban Revolution. In doing so, it will highlight the reign of Batista, guerrilla tactics, Castro's promises of freedom, and his eventual alliance with communism.

NAFTA & North American Integration: Reasons & Effects

12. NAFTA & North American Integration: Reasons & Effects

This lesson will explore the North American integration that occurred through NAFTA. In doing this, it will define tariffs, while also discussing the arguments for and against this famous agreement.

Social & Economic Changes in Latin America: 1900-1950

13. Social & Economic Changes in Latin America: 1900-1950

This lesson explores Latin America during the first half of the 20th century. It highlights the economic strains linked to World War I. It also discusses U.S. involvement in the region.

Military Rule & Democratic Reform in Brazil

14. Military Rule & Democratic Reform in Brazil

This lesson will track the political events of Brazil from the 1950s to the 1980s. It will focus on the conflict between reform and military rule, while also defining the Abertura Process.

Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

15. Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

This video examines the causes of Latin American migration to the United States. In particular, we look at 5 theories of Latin American migration and highlight them with examples of different kinds of Latin American migration.

Organization of American States: History & Goals

16. Organization of American States: History & Goals

Today's lesson will focus on the Organization of American States' (OAS) past and present. The lesson will highlight the OAS's ties to the Cold War, as well as its pursuit of economic prosperity for those living in the Western Hemisphere.

Post-war Latin American Politics

17. Post-war Latin American Politics

This lesson explores the political events occurring in post-World War II Latin America. We highlight the impact of the Cold War and American intervention.

Pancho Villa: Biography, Timeline & Quotes

18. Pancho Villa: Biography, Timeline & Quotes

Pancho Villa is one of the most famous Mexican revolutionaries in history, and he brought about significant social changes in the country. This lesson reviews his biography, timeline of events, and historical importance.

Peruvian History, Culture & Traditions

19. Peruvian History, Culture & Traditions

Peru is a South American country rich in history, culture, and tradition. In this lesson, I highlight how Peru's millennia of history has contributed to one of the most unique and fastest growing countries in the world today.

Victoriano Huerta & the Mexican Revolution

20. Victoriano Huerta & the Mexican Revolution

Victoriano Huerta was the president of Mexico from 1913 to 1914. In this lesson, you will learn how a poor child of Indian descent rose through the military ranks to eventually take over an entire country.

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