Directions: Your response must be argumentativei.e., you should have a thesis statement that takes a stance and it should be supported by evidence. Everything I have assigned in this course so far is fair game. This includes the assigned readings, lectures, discussion board posts/reflections, primary sources, films, and/or clips. Do not use outside sources beyond those utilized in the course. The response must also be typed in Times New Roman, 12-point font, double spaced, 4-5 pages total.
Prompt: The shocks of World War I and the Great Depression, and the general instability of the 1920s, made leaders believe that nineteenth century liberalism had run its course in Latin America. Write a well-crafted essay agreeing or disagreeing with this statement. In developing your argument, you may want to consider (but are not limited to) the development of politics and government in the region, neocolonialism, citizenship, gender, race, and the role of foreign powers.