Latino Political Nationalism And Illiberal Politics In Latin America
Liberalism means the idea of liberty, equality, and popular sovereignty. Liberals wanted to end the dominance of the Catholic Church, class stratification and slavery. They also supported a freer market and less bureaucracy. These issues for many years strongly affected the way that Latin American society was organized. The majority of liberals believed in a democratic system of government, while the non-liberals prefer a stronger rule. Next, because Republicanism has different meanings in certain contexts, I will clarify how I intend to use it. In the Latin American context, Republicanism is the ideology of governing a society or state as a republic (la. res publica), where the head of state is a representative of the people who hold popular sovereignty rather than the people being subjects of the head of state.
Simón Bolívar is the founding father of Republicanism in South America, and it is his political ideology that shaped its political mentality. His attempted to united all the Spanish speaking ultimately failed, and I will go into his legacy and influence on South American …show more content…
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