Essay PromptUsing lectures, The Massacre at El Mozote, AND primary source documents from Latin Americaand the United States: A Documentary History, answer the following essay questions.1) Describe the political context that led up to the massacre at El Mozote 2) What role didAmerican authorities play in the massacre at El Mozote? 3) Why did the U.S. government andthe military of El Salvador perceive the people of El Mozote to be threats? Support yourthesis/argument with direct evidence and Chicago Footnotes.REQUIRED READINGS:1. Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History by Robert Holden and EricZolov (Second Edition)2.The Massacre at El Mozote by Mark Danner

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