Trujillo Dictatorship Writing Assignment

Trujillo Dictatorship Writing Assignment

Using the assigned documents please answer the following questions in a cohesive, well- reasoned essay:

· What institution did Rafael Trujillo use to rise to political power in the Dominican Republic? Who created this instrument?

· What was the nature of Trujillo’s personality?

· How did Trujillo govern the Dominican Republic? What was his influence on the economy of the Dominican Republic?

· What were Trujillo’s policies towards Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic?

· Who rose up to oppose Rafael Trujillo? How did Trujillo deal with those who opposed his government?

· What was Trujillo’s fate?

The essay must be 4-5 pages in length, doubled spaced and footnoted.