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Facts about the Latin American Independence.
|What are "Peninsulares?"||Colonial leaders born in Spain or Portugal.|
|What are "Creoles?"||Decendants of Portuguese or Spanish settlers born in the colonies.|
|What are "Mestizos?"||People of mixed Spanish and Native American ancestry.|
|What are "Caudillos?"||Dictators who ruled by military force.|
|What are "Mulattos?"||People of mixed African and European descent, and enslaved Africans.|