Intervention! by John S. D. Eisenhower
The United States and the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1917

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From 1910 to 1920, Mexico was torn asunder by a terrible and destructive upheaval known as the Mexican Revolution. Here is the fascinating story of the role the United States played in that revolution and of the Mexican people who struggled so tragically for their autonomy.
 

About John S. D. Eisenhower

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John S. D. Eisenhower is a former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium and the author of Yanks: The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I.
 
Published December 1, 1993 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 393 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, War. Non-fiction

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His patience snapped by the failure of the diplomatic ``watchful waiting'' he hoped would lead to Huerta's ouster, Wilson ordered the US Atlantic Fleet to occupy Mexico's major seaport, Veracruz, a year later.

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This impressively detailed study traces the gradual U.S. entanglement in Vietnam, from the early days of the Truman administration to the early 1960s when the South Vietnamese government formally requested that President Kennedy send U.S. Special Forces teams.

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Aside from the 1846-1848 war between Mexico and the United States (about which Eisenhower wrote a superb account, So Far from God ), no event, he argues, has affected the relationship between the two countries more drastically than U.S. meddling during the Mexican Revolution, especially the 1914 ...

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The Eisenhower administration wanted to prevent another Communist beachhead in Latin America and began actively intervening with the British, and on the ground in British Guiana, to stop Jagan from winning the elections scheduled to be held in 1961.

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