Opposition to Trujillo's Regime
By Kaylee Geiser
- Some of Trujillo's beliefs were controversial
- Many people adopted as their own because of fear
- Used fear to instill power and maintain superiority
"He who does not know how to deceive does not know how to rule."
- Killed, imprisoned, and tortured anyone he viewed as even the slightest of threats
- Many people mysteriously disappeared or were in "accidents"
- Only very few number of Jews allowed in Dominican Republic
- Dominicans were beginning to revolt
- Foreign pressure to relax rule
- Losing military support
- CIA plotting to overthrow him if necessary
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