Presentation on theme: "Brazil: Military Dictatorship “Fight against communism” Ellie Guapo Jennifer Dobson."— Presentation transcript:
Brazil: Military Dictatorship “Fight against communism” Ellie Guapo Jennifer Dobson
Before: Joao Goulart.
Reason: Avoid Brazil becoming a communist country Keep Brazil in power of USA
Army: Marshal Castelo Branco Was elected as a provisional president. His goal was reorganize the economy and then go back in a democracy. The principal point in his government was the decrease of inflation the biggest problem in Brazil that time. “Economic miracle” Increase the army in more than 70% He also established the AI 1,2 and 3
Against the protests Costa e Silva Was elected to control the protests against the authoritarian government. Decrease of regulation to open the country for multinationals Established Act 4 and 5 Student organization dissolved Parliament closed. Censorship
Brazil, the country of the soccer Brazil, love it or leave it. World cup AI-5 GNP
The crisis of oppression Geisel Start to open Brazil to democracy diplomatic relation with China (communism) First country in the world to recognize Angola as a country Stop the AI-5 avoid the total alliance with US and start relation with Africa and Europe
The open for democracy Figueiredo Amnesty of all the politics that were exiled because of intiturionals acts what caused the ruturn of most politics, writers and singers. End of just 2 parties Right wing parties protests against democracy Gave up of power and open for elections.
How did they achieve power:
Control of media: Most of the books, songs and TV shows were censored by the government
Fear: Torture was frequently used during that time
How did the dictatorship ended The last president favored democracy and finished his presidential term with open election for the next president.
Today Dilma Rouselff: fought against the dictators, was arrested and tortured. Can not go to USA because of her “political crimes” Polemic about being a communist
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