Essay on The Revolution Of Latin America

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Revolution
The road to a revolution is never a quick nor easy one, and the outcome is always the same; blood, war, superficial peace, and then a new means to revolt. The means to revolt is also never made in a day, but is the result of a snowball effect of iniquities. Many people seem surprised when a revolution happens, but neglect to realize it is the oppressed who feel revolution is necessary. This is illuminated in the revolution for Latin America because it was a series of chain reactions that lead to it, and, respectfully, it could be considered to have begun with the end of the Second World War.
With the end of the Second World War, Latin America began to lose its stride with industrialization. Unfortunately, however, the population did the opposite, and skyrocketed from 61 million people in 1900 to 200 million people in 1960 with much celerity. The slowing down of industrialization caused many problems economically because it was prominent basis of the Latin American economy. Also the growth in population caused the slowed economy to be all the more insufficient for its people. When people are not making enough money to provide for themselves and their families, it is only a matter of time before the idea of revolution begins to sprout up from the grounds of the lower class. Predictably, this is exactly what they happened around the 1950s. The revolting ideologies were pretty much split into two sides: Populism, and Marxism. Marxists were those who combined their…

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