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INTRODUCTION The Alliance for Progress was the crown jewel of President John F. Kennedy's Latin American policy. Press releases and speeches trumpeted that the Alliance would promote economic development and democratic government. But fear of communism conquered programs for democracy. The conviction that Americans knew better than Brazilians what was best for Brazil persuaded American policy makers to collaborate with civilian and military conspirators to destroy the democratic, constitutional government of President Joao "Jango" Goulart. A program designed to further development and democracy was used as an economic warfare tool in the development of a coup climate that led to a twenty-year military dictatorship.