HIST 050 - Heroes, Dictators, and Revolutionaries: Latin America since Independence

Description
Examines the 200-year-long struggle of Latin American peoples to gain political representation, economic equality, and social justice. Explores key historical events in Latin America from the movement for independence in the early nineteenth century to today's modern societies. Topics include the wars of independence, the rule of caudillos, foreign military interventions, export economies, populism, social revolutions, the Cold War era, state terror and military dictatorships, and the war on drugs.
Credits
4
Attributes
CBE Global, Social Science Requirement
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Offered
TuTh, MW
Avg. Class Size
46
Avg. Sections
1