USA and the Caribbean


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Lesson Snapshot

  • In 1905 Roosevelt sent the US marines to the Dominican Republic to prevent European powers collecting debt owed to them.
  • This was probably to actually protect US investment in the country.
  • US warships were placed off shore.
  • Marines were placed on shore.
  • The Dominican Republic became a US protectorate in 1905 and continued to be so until 1924.

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  • Aimed at Students studying across UK Year 7,8 & 9 or equivalent
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  • Complete lesson plan on the USA’s involvement in the Caribbean up to 1920.