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After decades of elite domination and military rule, the Guatemalan people began a democratic experiment in 1944 after the overthrow of dictator Jorge Ubico.
The military rule of President Jorge Ubico, who took office in 1931, grew increasingly dictatorial, in 1944, he was ousted in a democratic revolution.
The US intervention ended a period in Guatemala known as the "Ten Years of Spring," which began with the overthrow of the dictator Jorge Ubico and the election, first, of Juan Jose Arevalo in 1944, and then, in 1950, of Jacobo Arbenz.