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A doctrine that stated that European powers were no longer allowed to colonize in the Americas, or interfere with the affairs of the newly independent states of the Americas.
Monroe Doctrine
A military conflict that took place in1898, after American demands for the resolution of the Cuban fight for independence were rejected by Spain.
Spanish-American War
This rider amendment ensured US involvement in Cuban affairs, both foreign and domestic, and gave legal standing to US claims to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.
Platt Ammendment
This extension of the Monroe Doctrine asserted the right of the United States to intervene to stabilize the economic affairs of small states in the Caribbean and Central America if they were unable to pay their international debts.
Roosevelt Corollary
The term used to describe the efforts of the United States to further its foreign policy aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries.
Dollar Diplomacy
This policy was more or less intended to garner Latin American support by saying that the United States would keep its eye on Latin America in a more peaceful tone.
Good Neighbor policy
He ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 until his assassination in 1961.
Rafael Trujillo
He was the President of Guatemala from 1951 to 1954, when he was ousted in a coup d'état organized by the CIA during Operation PBSUCCESS.
Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán