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    Rafael Trujillo was the infamous dictator of the Dominican Republic. He was often feared by some and loved by others. Trujillo often attracted followers by utilizing his sexual intrigue. He would take advantage of woman to boost his political power and to put his subjugates on a higher pedestal . Trujillo also changed the “common Dominican household”, with this being he aided in changing the gender relations between males and females. Trujillo also utilized the infamous trait that various men from

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    The Dominican Republic, and its owner, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo All throughout the 20th century we can observe the marked presence of totalitarian regimes and governments in Latin America. Countries like Cuba, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic all suffered under the merciless rule of dictators and military leaders. Yet the latter country, the Dominican Republic, experienced a unique variation of these popular dictatorships, one that in the eyes of the world of those

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    Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina is without a doubt one of the most known figures within the Dominican history. The “Era de Trujillo” (The Trujillo Era) occupied the Dominican Republic for the long period of thirty-one years. His dictatorship started in 1930 and ended with his assassination on May 30, 1961. Trujillo’s Career began with the occupation of the United States in 1916. During this time he was trained in a military school, and became part of the National Police, a military group made by

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    elected a new president by the name of Rafael Trujillo. Rafael Trujillo was a ruthless and selfish dictator even before he won the election. To win the election, he used his connections to kill supporters of the opposing candidates. Rafael Trujillo used his powers to oppress and murder masses of people (2 ”Rafael Trujillo”). Even though he was initially seen as a beneficial leader, Rafael Trujillo was proven to be an evil dictator. In the beginning, Rafael Trujillo was a fruitful and beneficial leader

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    resemble the history of another nation, causing certain countries to remind others of their pasts. Dictators, such as Rafael Trujillo, promoted nationalism by imposing the importance of particular ideologies that are seen in the history the United States. Throughout The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, masculinity is the foremost ideology enforced by Rafael Trujillo onto the Dominican Republic. The severity of the implication of certain ideologies, such as masculinity, may not precisely

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    More importantly to the U.S., after World War II, Trujillo showed his political support of the U.S.A. 's stand against the evils of communism. By 1942 Trujillo even arranged to repay all of the foreign debt due to the U.S., which had for decades limited the Dominican government´s economic initiatives. But after several years of confiscating ownership of

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    Four Mirabal Sisters

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    four Mirabal sisters were civil rights activists in the Dominican Republic. Three of them were assassinated on orders from dictator Rafael Trujillo, and they quickly became heroes in the fight against his strict and oppressive regime. The Mirabal sisters, Minerva, Maria, Patria and Dedé, all lived in the Dominican Republic in the 1950s, during the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship. The oldest Mirabal sister was Patria Mercedes Mirabal Reyes.​ Patria loved painting and art and at the age of fourteen

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    the bravery to go toe-to-toe with Trujillo, was quite willing to break the law, and wanted nothing more than to get involved with and involve others in the revolution. To begin with, Minerva Mirabal was certainly a brave and courageous individual.; and she made sure people knew it. But was this merely a mask to cover a cowardly personality? Though she had her flaws, it's almost admirable when you examine the number of times she crossed paths with Trujillo and came out on top. Or alive. That's

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    against El Rafael Trujillo were Patria, Minerva, and María named ”The Butterfly Sisters”, they lived in the Dominican Republic in a town called Salcedo “Ciabo”. While People thought they could be ignorant, The Butterfly sister’s were responsible for being brave and taking a stand for their country because they Inspired people to do what they believe and what they think is right. They didn't mind giving up their lives for the people around them, and they helped to show people how bad El Trujillo really

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    Butterflies, Minerva Mirabal is the main character because she is the first person to open up the eyes of her family members to the true injustice being committed in her society. This novel takes place in the Dominican Republic where a dictator named Rafael Trujillo controls everything and everyone. Growing up during this time Minerva has always had a restless and rebellious urge to fight for what she wants. In The Time Of The Butterflies, Minerva is the main character because she believes that her actions

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