The Latin American revolutionaries of the early 19th century were inspired to revolt against Spain by the American and French Revolutions. Both these revolutions demonstrated Enlightenment principles in action and gave t... More »

As of 2014 Latin American countries include Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Paraguay, El S... More »

Some major Latin American countries include Mexico, Brazil, and Columbia. Latin America encompasses all parts of the Americas south of the United States that primarily speak Spanish, Portuguese, or French More »

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The Latin American Wars of Independence were precipitated by racism and the class system, Napoleon's 1808 invasion of Spain and the impending political chaos this created. People from the privileged aristocracy in partic... More »

According to The Columbia Encyclopedia, the 16th century saw the widespread persecution of the Moors in Spain, followed by a Moorish revolt and extermination of the Moors during the Inquisition. The Moors had largely los... More »

Some major Latin American countries include Mexico, Brazil, and Columbia. Latin America encompasses all parts of the Americas south of the United States that primarily speak Spanish, Portuguese, or French More »

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The biggest impact of the Latin American Wars for Independence was freedom from Spanish rule and national sovereignty for former Spanish colonies in Latin America, including the countries now known as Venezuela, Colombia... More »