Colombian Declaration Of Independence

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  • July 20 - 1810

    July 20 - 1810
    On July 20, 1810, Colombia was declared independent for a reason more symbolic than libertarian, in which a vase was the trigger for the patriots who gathered in the Plaza Mayor of Santa Fe to begin fighting against the Spaniards.
  • ¿What Happened on July 20 of 1810?

    ¿What Happened on July 20 of 1810?
    Cry of independence, the history tells us that it all started with a vase, an act is established in which the new government would be subject to new laws.
  • 1811

    In 1811 some provinces of New Grenada were grouped together as a new independent state, consisting of a weak confederation of those provinces that had proclaimed governing boards in 1810.
  • November 11 - 1811

    November 11 - 1811
    The province of cartagena in the new kingdom of granada declared absolute independence from spain
  • The battle of Mancomojan

    The battle of Mancomojan
    In Colombia, the Battle of Mancomojan takes place in favor of the independence army of the Free State of Cartagena.
  • Battle of Cucuta

    Battle of Cucuta
    General Simón Bolívar undertakes a great offensive against the Spanish forces on the eastern bank of the Magdalena River, and quickly achieves resounding triumphs that led him to make a happy journey to free the Valleys of Cúcuta from the hands of the royalists under the command of Colonel Ramón Correa.
  • February 28 - 1813

    February 28 - 1813
    On February 28, 1813, Simón Bolívar won the battle of Cúcuta. Every 28th of February, Cúcuta celebrates the maximum national holiday "La Batalla de Cúcuta", the day when Simón Bolívar's army defeats the invading Spanish troops under the command of General Ramón Correa.
  • December 10 - 1814

    December 10 - 1814
    The siege of Santafé de Bogotá took place between December 10 and 12, 1814 and was the epilogue of the civil war between Centralists and Federalists. The battle ended with the surrender and plundering of the viceroyal capital and the unification of the New Granada at the hands of the Federalists.
  • Reconquest of Nueva Granada.

    Reconquest of Nueva Granada.
    The Siege of Cartagena de Indias was a military event that occurred between August and December 1815, during the independence of Colombia, within the process of Spanish-American independence.
  • 1816

    1816
    In 1816 the troops of Fernando VII regained control of the country, thus installing the so-called regime of fear by Pablo Morillo.
  • Reign of terror

    In May 1816, Morillo arrived at Consuelo neighborhood in Santa Fe de Bogota and following the rules of war established three military courts, the permanent Council of War that was intended to judge the patriots who had committed blood crimes.
  • Victory 1817

    Victory 1817
    Independence patriotic victory. Proclamation of the Republic of Colombia (Gran Colombia) that integrated the country with the current Venezuela, Ecuador and Panama. The Independence of Colombia was the process that led to the end of the period of domination of the Spanish Empire in the current territory of the country.
  • 1818

    1818
    It was the proclamation of a total independence that would be achieved under the command of Simon Bolivar after a campaign that began in May 1818 in Venezuela
  • The big battle of boyaca

    The big battle of boyaca
    The Battle of Boyacá was the most important confrontation of Colombia's war of independence that guaranteed the success of the New Granada Liberator Campaign. This event took place on August 7, 1819 at the rio Teatinos crossing, near Tunja.
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    Process Of Independence

    The Independence of Colombia was the process that led to the end of the period of dominance of the Spanish Empire in the current territory of the country. This process took place in the midst of a conflict developed between 1810 and 1819 to emancipate the territories that then comprised the Viceroyalty of New Granada.
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    The fool homeland

    The period between 1810 and 1816 is known as the fool Homeland, as it was characterized by intense fighting among the independence fighters to define the form of government that the new state should have. The constant struggle between federalists and centralists produced, in this nation just in formation and development, political instability and several regional and civil wars throughout the territory.
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    Centralists vs. Federalists

    The civil war between centralists and federalists was a succession of armed confrontations between the independence fighters of the New Granada
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    ¿What was the battle of Mancomojan?

    The Battle of Mancomoján was a warlike confrontation carried out between November 12, 1812 and November 14, 1812, during the Magdalena Campaign in the Free State of Cartagena.