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Enslaved man that revolted, setting fire to plantation homes and fields of sugarcane.
Francois Toussaint-Louverture
Catholic Priest who led the fight against the Spanish Goverment in Mexico, cared deeply for the poverty-stricken Native Americans mestizos in his parish of Dolores , he also to end slavery and improve living conditions in Mexico's poor.
Miguel Hidalgo
a creole from Venezuela led many colonies to independance , belived in equality and saw liberty "the only object worth a mans life." devoted his life to freedom for latin americans.in 1810 he started a revolt against the Spaniards in Caracas.
Simon Bolivar
led Latin Americans armies over the Andes Mountains and into Chile. achieved independance for Chile in 1818, then set off to free Peru in 1820 and within a year he captured Lima and declared Peru independant
Jose de San Martin of Argentina
Brazilian that ruled the empire under a constituion and Brazil became the only independant counrty in S. America to freely choose a constitutional monarchy as its form of Goverment.
Pedro 1
List the colonial goods that were of great importance to the mercantilist ecomies of Spain and Portugal
cash crops such as corn, sugar and cocoa.
Where did the first successful revolt against European rule in Latin America take place?
Mexico