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Explain two lasting impacts of the South American Revolutions.
Failures/After the War
Most of the revolutions in Latin America were put down after a while.
The problem is the lower and middle classes were still in the same bad situation.
The people revolted because they wanted their basic rights, but they still were not granted.
In the case of the new leaders, the upper classes elevated themselves, so the people were still oppressed.
there are still revolutions happening in Latin America today.
was the first to rise up against Spain. They were unsuccessful, mainly because their leader died with in a year of starting the revolution.
Buenos Aires over threw Spain, but then Spain came back with more troops and took over again.
Bolivar managed to bring successful uprisings against Spain in almost all of Northern South America.
Explain why you think the South American Revolutions were unsuccessful.
List and Explain two things that the South American Revolutions needed in order to be successful.
The South American (Latin American) Revolutions
Simon Bolivar is one of the main leaders in the revolutions.
He caused revolutions all over Latin America
He was unsuccessful in Buenos Aries but managed to rally other South American countries to revolt.
Some areas did manage to throw off the Spanish government and claim independence.
Some areas kept their independence, but others were unable to keep it.
Some countries created new governments, but this was not wide spread.
also called Latin American Revolutions
also called Latin American Wars of Independence
Started in 1810
started because of Enlightenment ideas
Started because they saw that America broke away from England and they wanted to break away from Spain
After the Wars
While Spain no longer ruled the regions in South America, the governments created did not bring the rights that the people deserved.
The new leaders in the regions in South America were wealthy land owners.
They were people who were related to the Spanish and to the African Americans, but they were born in the Americas.
These people are the only ones who gained the rights they needed.
They continued the cycle of oppression for the members of the lower classes.
created the Declaration of Independence
Gained freedom from England
Happened because of Taxation with out Representation
as well as the other taxes England tried to impose on the colonists
loyalsts were people loyal to England
English Revolution or English Civil War
The people were fed up with the taxes and no representation in government
Cromwell led the army against the King
He created a Puritan state where people were not allowed to play sports or watch theater
The people wanted a king back so they had a Restoration
Colonies controlled by France
people wanted to be free and to get rid of slavery
they were inspired by the American and French revolutions
the slaves fought for independence, and won
this was a successful revolution
Created a Limited Monarch to give power to the people
ended up creating a republic
none of the early governments worked because the people could not decide and agree on what they needed as a government
Reign of Terror Happened
Napoleon rose to power and tried to control all of Europe
The people suffered from many wars for many years