CHICLA 268: The U.S. & Latin America from the Colonial Era to the Present (Crosslisted LACIS/POLI SCI/HISTORY)

A critical examination of US-Latin American relations from the colonial era to the present, tracing the emergence and evolution of the United States as a hemispheric and global power and its political and economic impact on Latin America. Primary attention will focus on US relations with Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, but other Latin American countries will figure prominently during certain episodes.