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Do Now-What is the Message? HW: Create a one page biography of one of the following leaders. 1.Simon Bolivar 2.Jose de San Martin 3.Toussaint L’Ouveture 4.Father Hidalgo Aim: How did Mexico and Haiti achieve their independence and what were their results?
Toussaint L’Ouveture Leads a Revolution in Haiti (1804)
Effects of Latin America Revolutions No Unity among new nations Brazil freed from Portugal; royal fled to Portugal Many new nations formed Increased poverty Devestation from War; loss of trade Many govt officials left S. America leaving the power to the Caudillos who took away human rights
Additional Problems 3 Feuds among leaders. 3 Geographic barriers. 3 The social hierarchy continued from the past. 3 Conservatives favored the old social order. 3 Liberals wanted land reform. 3 Dependence on foreign nations for capital and for economic investments.
Mexican Revolutionaries Emiliano Zapata Francisco I Madero Venustiano Carranza Porfirio Diaz Pancho Villa
The Mexican Revolution Victoriano Huerta seizes control of Mexico and puts Madero in prison where he was murdered. Venustiano Carranza, Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata, and Alvaro Obregon fought against Huerta. The U.S. also got involved by occupying Veracruz and Huerta fled the country. Eventually Carranza would gain power in Mexico.