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November 21, 1950
Central Files Decimal Number 762B.00

Foreign Relations between the U.S. and Latin America and the Caribbean States, 1930-1944

Date Range: 1930-1944
Content: 82,212 pages
Source Library: U.S. National Archives

Description

During the 1930s, U.S. relations with Latin America and the Caribbean Growing war clouds in Europe and Asia predicated the need for securing resources and allies in the Western Hemisphere. Giving up unpopular military intervention, the U.S. shifted to other methods to maintain its influence in Latin America: Pan-Americanism, support for strong local leaders, the training of national guards, economic and cultural penetration, Export-Import Bank loans, financial supervision, and political persuasion.

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