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Latin America

  1. 1. Latin America in the 19th Century By: Kyle Pollitt Cubaflags.com
  2. 2. Latin American Independence <ul><li>1807 - 1824 ended the Spanish and Portuguese rule over Mexico, Central America, South America and created independent Latin American nations </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish Bourbon reform act brought colonists together against monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish king took all economic holdings from Latin American Catholic Church </li></ul>Memo.fr
  3. 3. Latin American Independence <ul><li>With Spain having problems at home colonist governed themselves and then refused to return to imperial rule </li></ul><ul><li>All countries seeking independence fought wars against Spain except Brazil which didn’t need to fight Portugal </li></ul>Wikimedia.org
  4. 4. Latin America at Mid-Century <ul><li>Independence brought many changes but most Latin Americans paid little attention to politics </li></ul><ul><li>Most Latin American growth was due to the trade of goods to the rest of the world </li></ul>American.com
  5. 5. Latin America at Mid-Century <ul><li>New countries went through many philosophies to establish own nation </li></ul><ul><li>What worked for some didn’t work for others and leaders changed often </li></ul><ul><li>All countries except Guatemala developed with liberal reform without the strong Catholic Church </li></ul>Travelblog.com
  6. 6. Influence of Britain on Latin Americans <ul><li>With independence from Spain, Britain wishes to take over Latin America starting with economic trade </li></ul><ul><li>British business involved itself with every aspect of Latin American economy except politics </li></ul><ul><li>WWI stalled British influence and WWI ended it </li></ul>Realhistories.org
  7. 7. Influence of Britain on Latin Americans <ul><li>Without European money Latin American countries struggle to define governments </li></ul><ul><li>Cities grew rapidly while farmers grew poor </li></ul><ul><li>Vast economic differences between races </li></ul><ul><li>Latin American governments crashed as result of British economic collapse </li></ul>Panna.org
  8. 8. Latin American Wars of the 19th Century <ul><li>1820 - 1824 provincial Gauchos defeated Buenos Aires residents and Argentina fractured into pieces with no central government </li></ul><ul><li>1826 brought a truce and elected Rosa as governor/president/dictator </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa joins other nations to conquer all Latin America in the Great War 1839-1852 </li></ul>Irlandeses.org
  9. 9. Latin American Wars of the 19th Century <ul><li>Anti-Rosa forces from Britain and France try numerous times to defeat brutal Rosa government </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa finally defeated outside Buenos Aires in 1952 </li></ul>Blogspot.com
  10. 10. Argentina During This Period <ul><li>Argentina is located on the southern tip of South American and is the 2nd largest country after Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires is the famous port city capitol </li></ul><ul><li>85% of the 38.7 million people are of European decent </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina has diverse terrain from tropics to sub-polar with a fertile Pampas interior that produces large amounts of agriculture product </li></ul>Skipatagonia.com
  11. 11. Argentina During This Period <ul><li>Even with a volatile political history Irish emigrants flocked to vast Argentine Pampas </li></ul><ul><li>40 - 45,000 emigrants left Ireland in the 1800’s to brave the transatlantic trip of up to 6 months to South America </li></ul>Irlandeses.org
  12. 12. Sources <ul><li>http://www.cubaflags.com/images/cuban-flag-old.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.memo.fr/Media/Amerique-latine_Independanc.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0a/BatallaCarabobo02.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. american .com/archive/2009/february-2009/latin-america-needs-free-trade/FeaturedImage </li></ul><ul><li>http://img2.travelblog.org/Photos/20783/118569/t/811942-An-infamous-Catholic-church-1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.realhistories.org.uk/uploads/images/britishFlag.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.irlandeses.org/imagenes/0610griffin2.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.panna.org/files/u1/Organic_farmer_in_Huitepec72.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_zLbeX6PHjYA/SdJN-_tOfBI/AAAAAAAAAEY/dSQzPhyOEo4/s320/don+Juan+Manuel.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skipatagonia.com/_upload/destino/20/dia11.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.irlandeses.org/imagenes/Tweed.jpg </li></ul>

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