115. The United States In Latin America (Part 1)

In this episode we’ll be discussing the history of US intervention in Latin America, beginning with an overview of the colonial history of Latin America and Manifest Destiny and ending with the Spanish-American War. Scott Weber returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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Notes: Episode 8, American Expansion (Part 2)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information.   6:32 – Bolívar led more than just his namesake country of Bolivia to independence; he was also instrumental to the independence movements of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. It really is a tragedy that he’s not better known, as few military and political leaders have had […]

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8. American Expansion (Part 2)

In this episode, we discuss the further expansion of the United States into the formerly Spanish territories of Texas and California, as well as their involvement in the Spanish-American War and the political crises caused by its effects. Paul McGeown returns as guest.

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