For more information, please see the full notice. Invasion and Occupation of Haiti, —34 Following the assassination of the Haitian President in July ofPresident Woodrow Wilson sent the United States Marines into Haiti to restore order and maintain political and economic stability in the Caribbean.
This occupation continued until InPresident William Howard Taft granted Haiti a large loan in hopes that Haiti could pay off its international debt, thus lessening foreign influence. The attempt failed due to the enormity of the debt and the internal instability of the country.
France, as the former colonizer of Haiti, retained strong economic and diplomatic ties with the Haitian Government. In the Franco-Haitian Agreement, France agreed to recognize Haitian independence if Haiti paid a large indemnity.
Haitian Coat of Arms Although unhappy about the Haitians' close connection to France, the United States became increasingly concerned with heightened German activity and influence in Haiti. At the start of the 20th century, German presence increased with German merchants establishing trading branches in Haiti that dominated commercial business in the area.
German men married Haitian women to get around laws denying foreigners land ownership and established roots in the community. The United States considered Germany its chief rival in the Caribbean and feared German control of Haiti would give them a powerful advantage in the region.
As a result of increased instability in Haiti in the years beforethe United States heightened its activity to deter foreign influence. Between andseven presidents were assassinated or overthrown in Haiti, increasing U. Inthe Wilson administration sent U. In response, President Wilson sent the U.
Marines to Haiti to prevent anarchy. In actuality, the act protected U.
The invasion ended with the Haitian-American Treaty of The articles of this agreement created the Haitian Gendarmerie, essentially a military force made up of U. The United States gained complete control over Haitian finances, and the right to intervene in Haiti whenever the U.
The selection of a President that did not represent the choice of the Haitian populace increased unrest in Haiti.
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