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Central America and the United States

the clients and the colossus

by John H. Coatsworth

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-255) and index.

      StatementJohn H. Coatsworth.
      SeriesTwayne"s international history series ;, no. 12, Twayne"s international history series ;, no. 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1436.8.U6 C63 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 277 p. ;
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1419949M
      ISBN 100805779019, 0805792104
      LC Control Number93029998

      About Central America. Central America is a narrrow, southernmost region (c, sq mi/, sq km) of the continent of North America, linked to South America at Colombia. It separates the Caribbean from the Pacific. Historically, geographers considered it to extend from the natural boundary of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, S Mexico, to that of the Isthmus of Panama. As the world leader in travel experiences since , we connect you to the real United States in a way like no other. Supersized and wildly diverse, the United States does everything in epic proportions and leaves no one indifferent. With a mix of seasons, landscapes and cultures, you can experience a new adventure each day as you tour the states.

        Until a large wave of unaccompanied minors from Central America arrived at the Texas border in , American aid to the region focused on economic growth and law enforcement. Coordinates. The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country consisting of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At million square miles ( million km 2), it is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area. Most of the country is located in central Calling code: +1.

      There is no spot in Central America more than miles ( kilometers) from the ocean. The name Central America is sometimes used synonymously with Mesoamerica or Middle America, which usually includes the West Indies and Mexico. However, and confusingly, the term Middle America is also often used to refer to the middle states of the United Author: Kirsten Hubbard. The Banana Wars were occupations, police actions, and interventions on the part of the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between the end of the Spanish–American War in and the inception of the Good Neighbor Policy in These military interventions were most often carried out by the United States Marine Corps, which developed a manual, The Strategy and Tactics of Objective: To protect United States interests in .


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