1) Profile of your leader
Pinochet was ruthless dictator of Chile. He started his military training at a young age of 17. In 1973 he received assistance from the United States Government in helping to over through the current Marxist government. He killed close to 3200 people and tortured close to 29,000 more people during the early 70's and did not allow any debate in his government and changed laws to protect himself and his Secret Police. His love for Chile was described as impeccable and all he wanted was the best for the people of Chile. His goal was for them to over look the fact that he was killing people and tortured people who did not agree with him. He was saying to them that he was protecting the people from communism by killing off people.
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4) Essential Question
Pinochet was considerd a was criminal but could he still be praised for all the benifishal things he has done?