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University of Toronto St. George
Political Science
Prof Fonseca

PMLAH - Ch3 Independence and Its Consequences - The independence movements of the early 1800s did not want to revolutionize the social order of latin america but merely control it themselves. - Latin American elites found their justification in the liberalism that had been bred and nurtured but the American and French revolutionsindependence movements - The Catholic church was originally a big proponent of liberalism but a rivalry between the two parties soon emerged. - Once the creoles were in power and the ethos of emergency dissipated the creole elites fell into a conservative inertia that tried to stall social progress any further and created anti-liberal policies (these conservative powers however were contended in most latin american countries) - though slavery was abolished the relationships between owners and workers tended to remain the same. War to the death - Simon Bolivar - fiery and poetic language - unites people under the americano banner - promises that spaniards not on the sides of the american republic will be shot and ignorant americans will be par
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