The Tree of Red Stars Discussion Questions

Tessa Bridal
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U.S. intervention in Uruguay is a topic that is often brought up in Bridal's The Tree of Red Stars. Research the role of the United States in Uruguay during the 1950s through today. What kind of investments has the United States made? What, if any, Uruguayan resources are the United States interested in? Has the United States influenced the political climate? Use a broad range of research sources, including, but not exclusively, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, both liberal and conservative news magazines, as well as any publications from Uruguay that are available. The Internet might also offer some rich sources.

Read the book Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life (1998). Then research the student uprising and the activities of the Tupamaros in Uruguay during the 1960s and 1970s. What kind of speech do you think Guevara...

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