Each question must be answered in order to receive full credit and comprise of a MINIMUM of 100 words. Answers consisting of less than 100 words are subject to penalization.
The Anne Eller article explores the aspects of the sensitive period of Hatian rule, Dominican independence, and Spanish annexation. In a minimum of 100 words, what dp you consider to be the most fascinating aspects of all THREE events of this time period?
William Javier Nelson discusses the crisis of liberalism in the young nation of the Dominican Republic during the latter half of the 19th century. How does he define liberalism? How does he define conservatism? What were the major issues between the two competing ideologies? What was the role of the United States?
Dana Munro places the military invasion of the Dominican Republic by the United States in 1916 within a regional context. For Munro, how did the events in Mexico assist the decision of the Wilson administration to invade the Dominican Republic? What were Wilson’s thoughts on Dollar Diplomacy? What are your thoughts on the 1916 invasion of the Dominican Republic after reading this article?
Raymond Pulley discusses the origins and fisrt decade of Rafael Trujillo’s dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. What does Pulley attribute to the rise to power of the dictator? What were the initial considerations toward Trujillo by U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt? How did Trujillo serve U.S. interests?
Raymond Pulley cites an observation made by Oswald Garrison Villard, which compared Trujillo to Hitler. What was the basis of the Oswald Villard comparison? After reading the article, what factors contributed continued U.S. support of the Dominican dictator
Please watch the videos on the Haitian Massacre of 1937. In a minimum of of 100 words, what was the defining factors leading to the massacre? What are your thoughts on the tragic event?
Haitian revolution videos
The encomienda and the church
Slavery in the caribbean