Bodmer — The next springMajor Henry ordered Smith to go back down the Missouri to the Grand River to take a message to Ashley to buy horses from the Arikaraswho due to a recent skirmish with Missouri Fur Company men were antagonistic to the Euro-American traders. Forty Ashley men, including Smith, were caught in a vulnerable position, and 12 were killed in the ensuing battle.
The GPP was based on the "accumulation of forces in silence": There they would build a grassroots peasant support base in preparation for renewed rural guerrilla warfare.
In the view of the young orthodox Marxist intellectuals, such as Jaime Wheelockeconomic development had turned Nicaragua into a nation of factory workers and wage-earning farm laborers. Shortly after, a third faction arose within the FSLN.
The "Insurrectional Tendency", also known as the "Third Way" or Terceristas, led by Daniel Ortegahis brother Humberto Ortegaand Mexican-born Victor Tirado Lopez, was more pragmatic and called for tactical, temporary alliances with non-communists, including the right-wing opposition, in a popular front against the Somoza regime.
The group's main idea was to organize a provisional government in Costa Rica. Although his assassins were not identified at the time, evidence implicated President Somoza's son and other members of the National Guard.
The Terceristas carried out attacks in early February in several Nicaraguan cities. The National Guard responded by further increasing repression and using force to contain and intimidate all government opposition.
The nationwide strike that paralyzed the country for ten days weakened the private enterprises and most of them decided to suspend their participation in less than two weeks. Meanwhile, Somoza asserted his intention to stay in power until the end of his presidential term in The United States government showed its displeasure with Somoza by suspending all military assistance to the regime, but continued to approve economic assistance to the country for humanitarian reasons.
Armed youths took over the highland city of Matagalpa. Large numbers of semi-armed civilians joined the revolt and put the Guard garrisons of the latter four cities under siege. The September Insurrection of was subdued at the cost of several thousand, mostly civilian, casualties.
Sotelo, later to become Ambassador to the U. This strengthened the revolutionary organizations as tens of thousands of youths joined the FSLN and the fight against Somoza. A direct consequence of the spread of the armed struggle in Nicaragua was the official reunification of the FSLN that took place on 7 March By mid-Aprilfive guerrilla fronts opened under the joint command of the FSLN, including an internal front in the capital city Managua.
Young guerrilla cadres and the National Guardsmen were clashing almost daily in cities throughout the country. The strategic goal of the Final Offensive was the division of the enemy's forces.
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