• Lyndon B. Johnson and the Crisis in the Dominican Republic

    Created March 25, 2013
    LBJ: Honduran soldiers

    In this lesson, students look at the history of the United States’s relationship with Latin America, and they then evaluate the competing priorities which shaped the American intervention in the Dominican Republic in 1965.

    Frederick Douglass delivers "Men of Color, To Arms" speech

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    Confederacy approves use of black soldiers

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    President Harry Truman announces Truman Doctrine for Greece and Turkey

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    Boston massacre

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    Sam Houston born

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    President Wilson learns of Zimmermann Telegram hastening U.S. entrance into World War I

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    Karl Marx publishes the Communist Manifesto

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