Latin American Revolution
Spanish and Portuguese Colonial               System• Denied political power to the Natives and put  economic restrictions...
Toussaint L’Ouverture• Led a movement of African slaves in  Haiti and gained independence
Causes• They were inspired by the ideas of the French  and American Revolutions.• They believed that government should pro...
South America• Simon Bolivar: Known as the “Liberator”• Most important leader in the struggle for  independence in South A...
Effects• Create new independent countries in Central  and South America
Monroe Doctrine• Issued by the U.S. to protect the newly  independent countries by telling European  countries to stay awa...
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Latin american revolution

  1. 1. Latin American Revolution
  2. 2. Spanish and Portuguese Colonial System• Denied political power to the Natives and put economic restrictions on them that made it difficult to trade with other countries other than Spain or to make their own goods
  3. 3. Toussaint L’Ouverture• Led a movement of African slaves in Haiti and gained independence
  4. 4. Causes• They were inspired by the ideas of the French and American Revolutions.• They believed that government should protect its citizens rights• They got a taste of independence when Napoleon took over Spain but was taken away when Napoleon was defeated
  5. 5. South America• Simon Bolivar: Known as the “Liberator”• Most important leader in the struggle for independence in South America. He helped Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia gain independence. He then moved to Peru and helped Jose San Martin liberate Peru. He declared himself dictator.
  6. 6. Effects• Create new independent countries in Central and South America
  7. 7. Monroe Doctrine• Issued by the U.S. to protect the newly independent countries by telling European countries to stay away—keep out of North and South America
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