VI. The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945 > E. Latin America and the Caribbean, 1914–1945 > 3. Central America > f. Costa Rica
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  The Encyclopedia of World History.  2001.
 
(See 1885–89)
 
f. Costa Rica
 
 
1917, Jan. 27
 
President Alfredo González Flores was overthrown by a military coup led by Federico Tinoco. The U.S. refused recognition to the new regime.  1
 
1919, May 6
 
Tinoco was deposed by the Flores party. U.S. Marines were landed (June 4) to protect American interests.  2
 
Dec. 9
 
Election of Julio Acosta as president; the U.S. government granted recognition (1920).  3
 
 
 
The Encyclopedia of World History, Sixth edition. Peter N. Stearns, general editor. Copyright © 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Maps by Mary Reilly, copyright 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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