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Transcript of Venezuelan Revolution
-social tensions rose as well
Francisco de Miranda -Venezuelan soldier
-Simon Bolivar -Venezuelan military and political leader
- Juan Jose Flores y Aramburu-Venezuelan military general
-Jose Antonio Paez Herrera -general in chief of the army fighting Spain
-Jose Felix Ribas: Venezuelan independence leader -The Venezuelan War of Independence (1811–1823)
-On July 5, 1811, seven of the ten provinces of the Captaincy General of Venezuela declared their independence
-The First Republic of Venezuela was lost in 1812 the Battle of La Victoria (1812).
-Simón Bolívar led an "Admirable Campaign" to retake Venezuela, establishing the Second Republic of Venezuela in 1813;
British fought alongside the Spanish
-US did not intervene brought a new class of leaders of mixed social and racial origins
- new trade opportunities
- creoles gained political and economic status Outcome By
Jasai Perkins a united nation that had a common language, religion and customs was formed
- a new constitution was written
- grew discontented with being ruled
- leaders called for independence
- fighting for their own liberty, their own rights and their own form of government
- guided by the ideas of enlightenment
- new nations became economically developed
- was recovered by Spain once again before fully declaring independence
- end Spain’s mercantilist restrictions on Venezuelan commerce
-continued to fight for independence for other colonies
-political turmoil for most of the nineteenth century
-Gran Colombia eventually breaks apart into Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador Bibliography: