The replacement of Bosch's elected government prompted military officers to rally. In late 1964 in Rio Piedras Pact, they commited to restore the constitutional President.
The rebellion against the military started off small, but military professionals in the leadership refused to engage the rebels.
People in the Dominican Republic feel the United States deprived them of self-determination and did not see the United States as a liberator but instead as an oppressor
The United States was terrified of the Dominican Republic being another Cuba
The United States invading the Dominican Republic did not increase or decrease tension between the other two big super powers at that time
This event was a Cold War hot spot because communisum was almost able to spread but the United States was able to contain it