In Franko’s Chapter 4 on Latin America’s Debt Crisis, the author describes the reasons the crisis came to pass, and the remedies which were put forth to remedy the crisis. Write an essay describing the causes of the 1980s-90s debt crisis, and then describing the remedies which were employed to deal with its effects. Finally, frame a conclusion paragraph in which you frame a judgment of the significance of this crisis for the region: what was learned from the crisis?
In his chapter entitled “The Haitian Revolution,” David Greggus analyzes this fascinating and important event in Caribbean history. Write an essay in which you analyze the origins, major events and outcomes of the Haitian Revolution.