please revise

Oligarchy dominated Latin America’s political structure from 1900 to 1939. At the height of the European industrialization, Latin America became Europe’s main provider for raw materials. Mexico, for instance, provided Europe and North America with hemp, copper, and zinc. By 1910, Latin America was being integrated ever more strongly into the world of capitalist economy, given the role of “peripheral producer” of primary goods and consumer of industrialized goods from the developed nations at the center of the system. Hence, Latin American countries produced raw material in exchange for European manufactured goods, further, embedded the pattern of economic control by foreign countries.
This pattern already established due to colonialism, continued, and Latin America became more dependent on foreign country’s economy for its prosperity. However, in the minds of many political leaders, this new economic order was reasonable and endorsed, as a result of the growing dominance of liberal ideology in most parts of Latin America. In fact, due to the new ideology, throughout this phase of free-trade, political parties were established. Many political liberals who favored less centralized state rule formed liberal parties, while the traditional agricultural interests and pro church conservatives formed conservative parties.
This period reveals democratization being adopted by the traditional elite social-class. In fact, between 1900 and 1939 oligarchic regimes were widely common, among Latin America about 40% of the time. Local elites further repressed the indigenous population and middle- class groups, by completely excluding them systematically from the national political life. Chile, for instance, although it had more than one oligarchic party, competition between upper-class factions was highly competitive, since literacy requirement limited votes. Further, elite’s domination of the political system, at the same time, replaced the dominance of the local caudillo. For example, iron fisted dictator Porfirio Diaz dominated Mexico’s politics. Though, by this time, the largest classes in most countries were the urban working class, which included formal and non formal actors. As these new classes were joined by new segments of the upper class tied to industrialization and commercialization and increased involvement of and foreign investor’s new political forces were mobilized in developing new political coalitions. These issues led the development of the Mexican revolution, the first great revolutionary movements of twentieth first century.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 240
  1. Stream of consciousness -- -- is a literary device that is used primarily in fiction.

    You need to separate each sentence (or what you think is a sentence) and dissect it: Make sure you have an independent clause in there somewhere; make sure your connecting ideas make sense.

    As this now is, it's pretty much unreadable.

    Please try again.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. History

    Which best describes the role of mercantilism during the 1600s? european countries wanted to expand their wealth by exporting raw materials from colonies european colonies in the south America grew wealthy by seizing gold from

  2. History

    Which accurately describes origins and outcomes of Latin America’s fight for independence during the 19th century? Many parts of Latin America were fed up with the dictatorial rule of the Spanish Crown and consequently fought

  3. History

    Which accurately describes how the transmission of disease impacted the indigenous people of North and South America? European explorers transmitted the bubonic plague, decimating the native people of North and South America.

  4. Social Studies

    Place the languages in the order in which they arrived in Europe. Latin Germanic Proto-Indo-European Indo-European Slavic

  1. History

    Which option evaluates how imperialism influenced Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America? a.European powers took local resources from colonies and created a system of communism in Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. b.The

  2. Social Studies

    Could y'all please check these? Thank you! How did the Industrial Revolution help lead to European imperialism? A.Unemployed European factory workers wanted to migrate to new lands. B.European cities were overcrowded, so people

  3. History

    How did trade contribute to changes in political interactions among European nations? Increased trade between European nations led Spain and Portugal to create a unified empire in the Americas. European nations united to launch

  4. History

    Which identifies the effects of the Truman Doctrine? The doctrine allowed for Eastern European countries to expand westward, spreading democratic ideas. The doctrine prevented the spread of Communism into third-world countries by

  1. Social Studies--Check My 1 Answers Please--

    What was "Manifest Destiny"? a. the idea that Americans of European descent were superior to Native Americans b. the idea that woman were destined to attain political equality with men c. the idea that America was destined to

  2. Social studies

    12. Why did the English not try to settle North America earlier than the late 1500s? (1 point) A.They were not as strong as their European neighbors. B.They were isolationists who preferred to keep to themselves. C.They did not

  3. History

    What is the theory of mercantilism? How did it influence European colonization efforts in Africa, North America, and South America?

  4. Social Studies

    Could you check these: Match each term with its definition by writing the correct letter on the blank. Here is the following word bank A. imperialism B. colony C. protectorate D. direct rule E. annex F. sepoys G. viceroy H.

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.