Latin America Independence

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    Independence Revolutions from the Haiti

    Independence Revolutions from the Haiti
    Haitian Revolution, series of conflicts between 1791 and 1804 between Haitian slaves, settlers, the armies of the British and French colonizers, and various other parties. Through fighting, the Haitian people eventually gained independence from France and thus became the first country founded by former slaves.
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    Independence Revolutions from the Latin America

  • Independence Revolutions from the Colombia

    Independence Revolutions from the Colombia
    On July 20, 1810, nine years before full independence, local criollos (people of Spanish descent born in the Americas) used an insult about a vase of flowers as a motive to protest against the ruling Spaniards.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Mexico

    Independence Revolutions from the Mexico
    Independence Day (Día de la Independencia) is a Mexican holiday to celebrate the “cry of independence” on September 16, 1810, which started a revolt against the Spaniards. It follows from the day of the Cry of Dolores (El Grito de Dolores), on September 15.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Paraguay

    Independence Revolutions from the Paraguay
    This video is a video made by the government of Paraguay celebrating its independence; it was a little difficult to understand his accents. What happened was that when Napoleon named his brother Joe Bonaparte King of Spain, many colonies were outraged and decided that they no longer wanted to be controlled, they wanted freedom, their independence.
  • Independence Revolutions from the venezuela

    Independence Revolutions from the venezuela
    The Republic of Venezuela celebrates its independence from Spain on two different dates: on April 19, when an initial declaration of semi-independence from Spain was signed in 1810, and on July 5, when a more definitive break was signed in 1811. It is known on April 19 as "Signature of the Independence Act" or "Signature of the Independence Act".
  • Independence Revolutions from the Chile

    Independence Revolutions from the Chile
    On February 12, 1818, in the Plaza de Armas de Santiago in front of the Cathedral, Miguel Zañartu read the Act and took the oath of the Deputy Director Mr. Luis de la Cruz, with the presence of General José de San Martín and all the authorities civilians.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Costa Rica

    Independence Revolutions from the Costa Rica
    Costa Rica’s Independence Day is celebrated on September 15th. It commemorates the independence of the entire Central America from Spain, which took place in 1821. The news of the country’s independence reached the nation’s people about a month after the declaration of independence that occurred in Guatemala.
  • Independence Revolutions from the El Salvador

    Independence Revolutions from the El Salvador
    At the beginning of the 16th century, the Spanish Empire conquered the Central American territory, incorporating it into the Viceroyalty of New Spain governed from Mexico City. However, the Viceroyalty of Mexico had little or no influence on the daily affairs of the isthmus, which was colonized in 1524. In 1609, the area was declared Captaincy General of Guatemala by the Spanish, which included the territory that would become El Salvador until its independence from Spain in 1821.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Guatemala

    Independence Revolutions from the Guatemala
    Despite state security presence, protesters carried banners calling for Morales' resignation: "Resign Jimmy" and "Get Out Corrupted Clown," were among the messages that were displayed. Protests also took place outside Guatemala City. In the department of Quiche, communities replaced traditional celebrations with an anti-corruption protest.
  • Independence Revolutions from theHonduras

    Independence Revolutions from theHonduras
    Honduras’ interim leader on Tuesday urged citizens to vote in November elections, vowing that the election of a new president will show the world democracy thrives in the Central America country despite a July coup.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Panama

    Independence Revolutions from the Panama
    A coalition of Panamanian leaders declared independence from the nation of Colombia in November 1903. The United States, which had attempted and failed to conclude a treaty with Colombia to build and maintain a canal through the Isthmus of Panama, unscrupulously encouraged and supported the independence of Panama movement.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Republica Dominicana

    Independence Revolutions from the Republica Dominicana
    On February 27, 1844, the independence of the Dominican Republic was proclaimed, as a result of the war for independence, the republic has separated from Haiti. The penultimate day of February is a national holiday in the Dominican Republic. It is celebrated with military parades, festive events in schools and universities in the country.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Ecuador

    Independence Revolutions from the Ecuador
    Ecuador's War of Independence was fought from 1820 to 1822 between various South American armies and Spain for control of the lands of the Real Audiencia de Quito, a Spanish colonial administrative jurisdiction from which the modern Republic of Ecuador would eventually emerge.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Brazil

    Independence Revolutions from the Brazil
    What would become the Dominican Republic was the Spanish Captaincy General of Santo Domingo until 1821, except for a time as a French colony from 1795 to 1809. Then it was part of a Hispaniola unified with Haiti from 1822 to 1844
  • Independence Revolutions from the Bolivia

    Independence Revolutions from the Bolivia
    On this day, an important victory in the Battle of Junín in 1824 was achieved by independence forces led by the renowned liberator Simón Bolívar. To honor that victory, the 1825 Act of Independence was dated August 6, the day of the battle.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Uruguay

    Independence Revolutions from the Uruguay
    The Independence of Uruguay was a political process that led to the independence of the territory known as the Eastern Band of the Río de la Plata. This independence was not from Spain, like most of the Spanish American independencies, but from the empire of Brazil as this territory was occupied a couple of times before said declaration.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Cuba

    Independence Revolutions from the Cuba
    The island was first colonized by the Caribs and the Tainos. They were gatherers and hunters. Christopher Columbus discovered the Dominican Republic. The city of Santo Domingo was the first true European settlement in the Americas.
  • Independence Revolutions from the Argentina

    Independence Revolutions from the Argentina
    In the lower part of South America, Argentina celebrates its National Day every 25th of May. More known as the May Revolution Day, or “Dia de la Revolución de Mayo”, this public holiday commemorates an important moment in the history of the Argentine Republic — when the country kicked off its long transition from a Spanish colony to an independent state.