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Vargo Latin America

He was the leader of the Haitian Revolution. He could speak French and African languages. He was a “brave leader” who brought his people to liberty. He was a brilliant leader and transformed the country of Haiti into an independent black state. Toussaint L'Ouverture
A Mexican priest and leader of the Mexican War of Independence in 1810. He gave the speech El Grito de Dolores. Father Hidalgo
A Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary leader who led the Revolution after Hidalgo was executed. He wanted to abolish slavery and give the vote to all men. Jose Morelos
A Venezuelan military and political leader. He led an uprising against Napoleon Bonaparte in 1808. His Venezuelan republic only lasted 4 years and he was exiled to Haiti. In 1819, he swooped down and took Bogota from the Spanish. Simon Bolivar
An Argentine general and prime leader of the southern South American struggle for Independence in 1816. He defeated the Spanish in Chile and Peru. Jose de San Martin
Father Hidalgo’s speech “My children will be free? Will you make the effort to recover the lands stolen from your forefathers by the hated Spaniards 300 years ago?” El Grito de Dolores
He was a Mexican army general who built a strong army and political coalition. In 1821 he marched on Mexico City decisively ending the Mexican War of Independence. Agustin de Itrubide
First ruler of Brazil. He was known as the “Liberator” as well as “the Soldier King.” Dom Pedro
He was the Peru leader of the indigenous uprising in 1780 against the Spanish. He had no success but became a mythical figure for independence and indigenous rights. Tupac Amaru
Name used today for the state that encompassed much of northern South America and part of southern Central America from 1819 to 1831. Gran Colombia
is a Venezuelan or Colombian cowboy. During the wars of independence, they served in both armies and provided the bulk of the cavalry during the war. Llaneros
is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, especially in Iberia or Latin America. they also means an informal meeting of people to talk about current affairs, arts, etc. Tertulias
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