Encyclopedia of U.S. Military Interventions in Latin America

Editor: McPherson, Alan
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
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ISBN: 978-1-59-884259-3
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 110
Book Status: Available
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This unique reference shows how the United States has intervened militarily, politically, and economically in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from the early 19th century to the present day.

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Volume 1
  • A
  • Adams–Onís Treaty (1819)
  • Airplanes, Use of
  • Allende, Salvador, Intervention against (1970–1973)
  • Alliance for Progress
  • Anaconda Copper Mining Company
  • Anticommunism
  • Anti-Interventionism
  • Arbenz, Jacobo, Overthrow of (1954)
  • Argentina
  • B
  • Baltimore Affair (1891)
  • Banana Companies
  • Baseball
  • Bay of Pigs, Attempted Invasion of the (1961)
  • Beals, Carleton (1893–1979)
  • Bidlack–Mallarino Treaty (1846)
  • Blaine, James (1830–1893)
  • Bogotá Conference (1948)
  • Boland Amendments
  • Bolivia
  • Borah, William (1865–1940)
  • Brazil
  • Brazil, Intervention in (1964)
  • British, Interventions against the
  • Bryan, William Jennings (1860–1925)
  • Bush, George H. W. (1924–)
  • Bush, George W. (1946–)
  • Butler, Smedley (1881–1940)
  • C
  • Cáceres, Ramón (1866–1911)
  • Cacos
  • Calvo Doctrine
  • Caperton, William Banks (1855–1941)
  • Caracas Conference (1954)
  • Caribbean Legion
  • Carter, Jimmy (1924–)
  • Castro, Cipriano (1858–1924)
  • Castro, Fidel (1926–)
  • Castro, Raúl (1931–)
  • Central American Conference (1907)
  • Central American Defense Council
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Chapultepec Conference (1945)
  • Chávez, Hugo (1954–2013)
  • Chile
  • Christmas, Lee (1863–1924)
  • Church Committee
  • Clinton, Bill (1946–)
  • Coast Guard
  • Cold War
  • Colombia
  • Committee of Santa Fe Report (1980)
  • Concentration Camps, World War II
  • Constabularies
  • Contadora Peace Accords
  • Contras
  • Coolidge, Calvin (1872–1933)
  • Cortina, Juan (1824–1894)
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Cuba, Intervention in (1912)
  • Cuba, Occupation of (1898–1902)
  • Cuba, Occupation of (1906–1909)
  • Cuba, Occupation of (1917–1922)
  • Cuba, U.S. Response to (1956–1960)
  • Cuban Exiles
  • Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)
  • D
  • Daniels, Josephus (1862–1948)
  • De la Torriente, Cosme (1872–1956)
  • Democracy
  • Dewey, George (1837–1917)
  • Dillingham, A. C. (1848–1925)
  • Dollar Diplomacy
  • Dominican Receivership (1905–1941)
  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic, Intervention in the (1965–1966)
  • Dominican Republic, Occupation of the (1916–1924)
  • Doniphan and Price Invasions
  • Drago Doctrine
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Drug Trafficking, Operations against
  • Duarte, José Napoleón (1925–1990)
  • Dulles, Allen (1893–1969)
  • Dulles, John Foster (1888–1959)
  • Dupuy de Lôme, Enrique (1851–1904)
  • E
  • East Florida (Spanish Territory)
  • Ecuador
  • Eisenhower, Dwight (1890–1969)
  • El Salvador
  • El Salvador, Support of Regime in (1980)
  • Elections Monitoring
  • Estrada, Juan José (1872–1967)
  • Estrada Palma, Tomás (1835–1908)
  • Evangelista, Vicente (d. 1917)
  • F
  • Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas
  • FARC
  • Fiallo, Fabio (1866–1942)
  • Filibusters in Cuba
  • Filibusters in Mexico
  • First International American Conference (1889–1890)
  • First Seminole War
  • Fletcher, Frank Friday (1855–1928)
  • FMLN
  • Ford, Gerald (1913–2006)
  • Foreign Assistance Act (1961)
  • Fort Rivière, Battle of (1915)
  • Forward Operating Bases
  • Funston, Frederick (1865–1917)
  • G
  • Gavilleros
  • Gender
  • General Board, U.S. Navy
  • Germans, Interventions against the
  • Gómez, Máximo (1836–1905)
  • Gompers, Samuel (1850–1924)
  • Good Neighbor Policy
  • Gorgas, William (1854–1920)
  • Grau San Martín, Ramón (1887–1969)
  • Grenada, Invasion of (1983)
  • Gruening, Ernest (1887–1974)
  • Guantánamo Bay
  • Guantánamo Bay Naval Station
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala National Revolutionary Unity
  • Guevara, Ernesto “Ché” (1928–1967)
  • Gulf of Mexico, Interventions in the
  • Gunboat Diplomacy
  • Guyana
  • H
  • Haiti
  • Haiti, Intervention in (1994)
  • Haiti, Intervention in (2004)
  • Haiti, Occupation of (1915–1934)
  • Hanneken, Herman (1893–1986)
  • Harrison Naval Construction Program
  • Hay, John (1838–1905)
  • Haya de la Torre, Víctor Raúl (1895–1979)
  • Henríquez y Carvajal, Francisco (1859–1935)
  • Hill, Roscoe (1880–1960)
  • Honduras
  • Honduras, Intervention in (1911–1912)
  • Hoover Goodwill Tour (1928–1929)
  • Huerta, Victoriano (1854–1916)
  • Hughes, Charles Evans (1862–1948)
  • Hughes–Peynado Plan (1922)
  • Humanitarian Interventions
  • Hunt, E. Howard (1918–2007)
  • I
  • Immigration
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act (1986)
  • Imperialism
  • Inter-American Defense Board
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty) (1947)
  • International Telephone and Telegraph
  • Iran–Contra Affair
  • J
  • Jagan, Cheddi (1918–1997)
  • Jimenes, Juan Isidro (1846–1919)
  • Johnson, James Weldon (1871–1938)
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (1908–1973)
  • Jolibois, Joseph (c. 1891–1936)
  • Jones, T. A. C. (1790–1858)
  • K
  • Kemmerer, Edwin (1875–1945)
  • Kennedy, John F. (1917–1963)
  • Kennedy, Robert F. (1925–1968)
  • Kettle Hill, Battle of (1898)
  • Kimball Expeditionary Force
  • King, William H. (1863–1949)
  • Kissinger, Henry (1923–)
  • Kissinger Report (1984)
  • Knapp, Harry (1856–1928)
  • L
  • Lansing, Robert (1864–1928)
  • Latimer, Julian (1868–1939)
  • Lejeune, John (1867–1942)
  • Liberation Theology
  • Literature and Intervention
  • Little, Louis (1878–1960)
  • Lugo, Américo (1870–1952)
  • Volume 2
  • M
  • Machado, Gerardo (1871–1939)
  • Magoon, Charles (1861–1920)
  • Mahan, Alfred Thayer (1840–1914)
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Mann, Thomas (1912–1999)
  • Mann Doctrine
  • Martí, José (1853–1895)
  • Mathews, George (1739–1812)
  • Mayo, Henry (1874–1954)
  • McCoy, Frank (1874–1954)
  • McKinley, William (1843–1901)
  • McNamara, Robert (1916–2009)
  • Medal of Honor Recipients
  • Medrano, José (1920–1985)
  • Mejía, Óscar (1930–)
  • Mexican Revolution, Intervention in the
  • Mexican War (1846–1848)
  • Mexico
  • Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • Military Assistance Program
  • Missionaries
  • Monroe Doctrine (1823)
  • Munro, Dana (1892–1990)
  • Music and Intervention
  • Mutual Defense Assistance Act (MDAA) (1949)
  • N
  • The Nation
  • National Security Doctrine (NSD)
  • Niagara Falls Conference (1914)
  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua, Intervention and Occupation of (1912–1925)
  • Nicaragua, Intervention in (1926–1933)
  • Nicaragua, Intervention in (1979–1990)
  • Nicaragua, Mining of Harbors in
  • Nixon, Richard M. (1913–1994)
  • Nixon, Richard, Tour of South America (1958)
  • Noriega, Manuel (1934–)
  • NSC-144/1
  • O
  • Obregón, Álvaro (1880–1928)
  • Office of Naval Intelligence
  • Office of Public Safety
  • Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
  • Olney Declaration (1895)
  • Operation Condor, U.S. Involvement in
  • Operation Mongoose
  • ORDEN
  • Ortega, Daniel (1945–)
  • Ostend Manifesto (1854)
  • Ostermann, Edward (1882–1969)
  • P
  • Panama
  • Panama, Congress of (1826)
  • Panama, Independence of (1903)
  • Panama, Intervention in (1918–1921)
  • Panama, Invasion of (1989)
  • Panama Canal, Building of
  • Panama Canal Treaties (1978)
  • Panama Canal Zone
  • Panama Flag Riots (1964)
  • Panama Railroad
  • Panama Rent Riots (1925)
  • Paulding, Hiram (1797–1878)
  • Peace Corps
  • Pendleton, Joseph (1860–1942)
  • Péralte, Charlemagne (1886–1919)
  • Pershing, John J. (1860–1948)
  • Peru
  • Pinochet, Augusto (1915–2006)
  • Piracy, Naval Actions against
  • Plan Colombia
  • Platt Amendment
  • Polk, James K. (1795–1849)
  • Porter, David (1780–1843)
  • Prestán, Pedro (1852–1885)
  • Protection of Citizens by Intervention, Right of
  • Protectorates
  • Public Health and Interventions
  • Public Works and Interventions
  • Puerto Rico
  • Puller, Lewis “Chesty” (1898–1971)
  • Punitive Expedition, Mexico (1916)
  • R
  • Race
  • Rainbow War Plans
  • Reagan, Ronald (1911–2004)
  • Reed, Walter (1851–1902)
  • Refugees
  • Ríos Montt, Efraín (1926–)
  • Robison, Samuel (1867–1952)
  • Rockefeller, Nelson (1908–1979)
  • Roig de Leuchsenring, Emilio (1889–1964)
  • Romero, Archbishop Óscar, Murder of (1980)
  • Romero, Carlos (1924–)
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882–1945)
  • Roosevelt, Theodore (1858–1919)
  • Roosevelt Corollary (1904)
  • Root, Elihu (1845–1937)
  • Rusk, Dean (1909–1994)
  • Russell, John, Jr. (1872–1947)
  • Russell, William (1859–1944)
  • S
  • Sam, Vilbrun Guillaume (d. 1915)
  • San Juan del Norte (Greytown), Bombardment of (1854)
  • San Juan Heights, Battle of (1898)
  • Sandinistas
  • Sandino, Augusto (1895–1934)
  • Schley, Winfield Scott (1839–1911)
  • School of the Americas
  • Scott, Hugh (1853–1934)
  • Sedgwick, John (1813–1864)
  • Shafter, William (1835–1906)
  • Sigsbee, Charles (1845–1923)
  • Sixth Pan-American Conference, Havana (1928)
  • Small Wars Manual
  • Snowden, Thomas (1857–1930)
  • Somoza Debayle, Anastasio (1925–1980)
  • Somoza García, Anastasio (1896–1956)
  • Southerland, William (1852–1933)
  • Spanish–Cuban–American War (1898)
  • Special Service Squadron
  • Status of Forces Agreements
  • Stimson, Henry (1867–1950)
  • Stimson Mission to Nicaragua (1927)
  • Strong, Josiah (1847–1916)
  • Sugar Quota
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • T
  • Taft, William Howard (1857–1930)
  • Telegraph and Wireless Communications
  • Teller Amendment (1898)
  • Tentative Landing Operations Manual
  • Tlatelolco, Treaty of (1967)
  • Torrijos, Omar (1929–1981)
  • Treaty of Relations, Cuba (1934)
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Trujillo, Rafael (1891–1961)
  • Trujillo, Rafael, Assassination of (1961)
  • Truman Doctrine in Latin America
  • U
  • Ubico, Jorge (1878–1946)
  • United States Agency for International Development
  • Upshur, William (1881–1943)
  • Uruguay
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • U.S. Navy in the Caribbean
  • U.S. Senate Select Committee on Haiti and Santo Domingo
  • U.S. South Atlantic Squadron
  • USS Lexington
  • USS Maine
  • USS Memphis
  • V
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius (1794–1877)
  • Vásquez, Horacio (1860–1936)
  • Venezuela
  • Veracruz, Occupation of (1914)
  • Vieques
  • Villa, Francisco “Pancho” (1878–1923)
  • W
  • Walker, William (1824–1860)
  • Waller, Littleton (1856–1926)
  • Walters, Vernon (1917–2002)
  • War of 1812
  • Watermelon Riot, Panama (1856)
  • Welles, Sumner (1892–1961)
  • West Florida (Spanish Territory)
  • Western Hemisphere Idea
  • Weyler, Valeriano (1839–1930)
  • Wilkinson, James (1757–1825)
  • Wilson, Henry (1857–1932)
  • Wilson, Woodrow (1856–1924)
  • Windward Passage
  • Wirkus, Faustin (1897–1945)
  • Wise, Frederick (1877–1940)
  • Women
  • Wood, Leonard (1860–1927)
  • Workers’ Unions and Intervention
  • World Bank
  • World War I (1914–1918)
  • World War II (1939–1945)
  • Y
  • Yellow Journalism
  • Z
  • Zapatistas
  • Zelaya, José Santos, Overthrow of (1909)
  • Primary Documents
  • 1. No Transfer Resolution (1811)
  • 2. Monroe Doctrine (1823)
  • 3. President Polk's Mexican War Message (1846)
  • 4. Ostend Manifesto (1854)
  • 5. McLane–Ocampo Treaty (1859)
  • 6. President McKinley's Spanish War Message (1898)
  • 7. Platt Amendment (1903)
  • 8. Roosevelt Corollary (1904)
  • 9. President Wilson's Mobile Address (1913)
  • 10. Knapp Proclamation (1916)
  • 11. Sandino Manifesto (1927)
  • 12. Toriello Address on Guatemalan Crisis (1954)
  • 13. Johnson Doctrine Speech (1965)
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Editor and Contributors