"History of Costa Rica and Why There Is No Military"

This discussion topic submitted by Trevor Herron ( herrontp@miamioh.edu) at 9:19 pm on 3/6/01. Additions were last made on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

I am going to tell the class about the history of Costa Rica, focusing on the reasons why the country has no government. I was thinking about giving a rather broad view of the history of the country at the beginning of the paper and presentation, because I am sure that there will be quite a few students who know nothing about it. I think this topic will help students to realize where they are, and how it has become what it is. I want to focus on the lack of military force, because I think that this is one of the most intriguing qualities of the nation. I still have much research to do, but the outline gives a basic idea of what I am interested in presenting.

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