LATIN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS

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LATIN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS. Toussain l’Ouverture led an uprising of African slaves in 1791, forcing the French out of Haiti-making Haiti the first Latin America colony to achieve independence . . Important People for Latin America . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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LATIN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS

Toussain lOuvertureled an uprising of African slaves in 1791, forcing the French out of Haiti-making Haiti the first Latin America colony to achieve independence.

Important People for Latin America Father Miguel Hidalgo- led movement for Mexican Independence from SpainSimon Bolivar- led independence movements in Venezuela, Colombia, and EcuadorAntonio Lopez de Santa Anna- powerful caudillo who ruled Mexico from 1833-1855Benito Juarez- Mexican National Hero of the working class, brought liberal reforms to MexicoPorfirio Diaz- Conservative, centralist dictator who ruled from 1877-1911, working class opposed to himEmiliano Zapata- demanded agrarian reform and power for the landless peasants

Important People for Latin America

Antonio Lopez de Santa AnnaBenito JuarezEmiliano ZapataThe Monroe DoctrineApproved by President James Monroe in 1823Guaranteed independence for new Latin American NationsWarned against ANY European intervention in the Americas