Course: HIST 485B. Latin America’s Long Cold War (3)
Latin America during the Cold War became a region for proxy wars between the United States and the Soviet Union. Examine the impact of U.S. policies and learn how Latin Americans fought for political, cultural, and economic independence. Delve into the early history of U.S. interventions in Latin America from the Monroe Doctrine (1823) to the U.S. wars of expansion in Mexico (1846) and in Cuba (1898). Better understand how this past shaped the Cold War in Latin America and continuing U.S. imperialism in the region.