Morelos, Bolivar and Latin American Independence Essay

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Morelos and Bolivar and Latin American Independence
Spain was a global superpower in matters of wealth and their successes stemming from the arts and academia to travel and territorial conquests. Of these accomplishments, their most prized achievement was acquiring a heavy portion of Latin America where their influence originated from the northern borders of Mexico deep into South America. They abused the resources they found, cheated the natives all the while demolishing their culture and population. In turn this gave birth the rise of a number of rebellions by the oppressed against the conquistadors to take back the land and implement laws and social standards that benefited the people and return to them the rights that they had been
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Morelos and Bolivar and Latin American Independence
Spain was a global superpower in matters of wealth and their successes stemming from the arts and academia to travel and territorial conquests. Of these accomplishments, their most prized achievement was acquiring a heavy portion of Latin America where their influence originated from the northern borders of Mexico deep into South America. They abused the resources they found, cheated the natives all the while demolishing their culture and population. In turn this gave birth the rise of a number of rebellions by the oppressed against the conquistadors to take back the land and implement laws and social standards that benefited the people and return to them the rights that they had been stripped of.
Prominent leaders that rose to the occasion during the chaotic rebellions, include José Morelos and Simón Bolívar. Both of these leaders sought great reform for the Latin American people. The way in which the natives were going to be governed and the rights they deemed to be equal for all was the overall premise in the goals of Bolivar and Morelos. However, when it came to matters of execution and how the Latin America should be ran post rebellion, they differed. Morelos uses his piece The Sentiments of the Nation to justify his ideals concerning a democratic state that was heavily theocratic in manner. Bolívar, in contrast had a more efficient plan. In his Address Delivered at the Inauguration of the Second National Congress
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