Lesson 19: Revolution and Intervention in Nicaragua
April 4, 2019
- Mining in Latin America
- Lithium Triangle
- 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.
- Diverging American views of Immigrants from Central America
- Nicaragua, Honduras and the Iran-Contra Affair
- Nicaragua (54:40-1:02:15)
- Occupied by US Marine Corp 1927-1933
- Somoza family rule 1936-1979
- Sandinista Revolution
- Reagan administration supports Contras
- Iran-Contra Scandal
- Sandinista-Contra conflict killed 50,000+
- I visited Nicaragua in 2016
- Nicaragua Today – a new revolution?
- Protests Against Ortega (HBO/Vice News)
- Inside the Nicaraguan Town Resisting President Daniel Ortega (NY Times)
- Daniel Ortega (President of Nicaragua)
- Rosario Murillo (Vice President of Nicaragua)
- Harvest of Empire documentary Official Trailer
- Watch Harvest of Empire