Academy College Latin America Export Boom History Discussion

What was the “export boom” and what did it mean for the people of Latin America?

Who was Porfirio Díaz? Describe his ruling style. Who were some of his allies?  Who were his opponents?  How did the United States support his regime? Be sure to include the following terms in your discussion: rurales, hacendados, pan o el palo, científicos.

Who were Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo? How did they represent the peasants and indigenous people who fought in the Mexican Revolution? Be sure to include in your discussion a commentary on revolutionary ideals in Rivera’s Detroit Industry mural