Lesson 19: Central America and the Caribbean
April 5, 2018
- Mining in South America and the Lithium Triangle
- Exam 4 on Apr 19
- Geography of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
- Study this map of the region.
- Countries: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico.
- Physical Features: Gulf of Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula, Baja Peninsula, Gulf of California, Panama Canal.
- Differing views of Immigrants from Central America
- Nicaragua, Honduras and the Iran-Contra Affair
- My primary source: Stephen Kinzer
- Iran-Contra Primer (History Channel)
- Contras based in Honduras, linked to Cocaine trade
- Not only Nicaragua, Honduras and/or Iran-Contra; one of many similar incidents of US intervention
- Harvest of Empire documentary Official Trailer
- Watch Harvest of Empire