Independence in Spanish America, 1808-1826


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Independence in Spanish America, 1808-1826

Alienation of Americanos; exploitation of plebs

Chaos in Spain: Invasion, 2 parliaments, 2 attempts at absolutism

4 independence movements, 4 regions

Chronology, geography of the Hidalgo phase

Hidalgo handbill directed at Creoles (late 1810)

Hidalgo’s land reform, Dec. 15, 1810

The missing phase, 1815-1821 regional insurgencies on the periphery

Simon Bolivar on independence

Independence, not revolution


Author: Department of History


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