Modern World Assignment

1.  The United States intervened in Latin American affairsin order to stop the spread of communism. Many people had opinions about theU.S. intervention in Latin America. As a citizen of the United States, you willwrite a letter to the editor voicing your opinion about U.S. actions in Chile.In your letter, you should include the following:

· A summary ofevents in Chile

· A discussion ofarguments for and against U.S. intervention:

– What Americanvalues or ideals does intervention support?

– What Americanvalues or ideals does intervention violate?

– What might the United Statesgain by intervening?

– What might theUnited States lose by not intervening?

· Your support ofor opposition to U.S. actions

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