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  • Simon Bolivar

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    SIMON BOLIVAR ONE COUNTRY, ONE BROKEN DREAM. Herbert Maduro Columbia Southern University SIMON BOLIVAR ONE COUNTRY, ONE BROKEN DREAM. Herbert Maduro Columbia Southern University Simon Bolivar has been considered by many historians as the liberator of the Americas, he lead an army that liberated Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia from the Spanish rule. Bolivar dreamed in having these countries unified as one big country called “The Gran Colombia”. These countries would

  • Biography of Simon Bolivar

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    Simon Bolivar was born July 24th, 1783 in Caracas, Venezuela. His family consisted of a slew of wealthy Creoles, or those born in America but of European decent. However, early on in his life he was faced with tragedy when first, his father died when he was three and then his mother soon followed as he neared the age of only six. Although his parents’ deaths seemed untimely and tragic but, because of the wealth of the family, Bolivar had great access to two very important tutors who would mold his

  • Simon Bolivar Essay

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         Simon Jose Antonio de la Santisima Trinidad Bolivar was born in Caracas on July 24, 1783 to don Juan Vicente Bolivar y Ponte y dona Maria de la Concepcion Palacios y Blanco. Simon received an excellent education from his tutors, Simon Rodriquez and Andres Bello. By the age of nine Bolivar lost both his parents, and was being taken care of by his uncle don Carlos Palacios. At the age of fifteen in 1799 he traveled to Spain to receive a better education. In Spain, Bolivar met Maria Teresa

  • Simon Bolivar - The Liberator Essay

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    Simon Bolivar - The Liberator Simon Bolivar was proclaimed “Liberator” by his own people and a world-renowned figure in his day. His prophetic vision of hemispheric solidarity lives today, and his political thinking serves dictators and democrat alike in contemporary Latin America. This paper explores the impact the days of colonialism and revolution, in which treatment of Creoles was inferior to Peninsulares (Spaniards born in Spain). And this was a long-standing cause of frustration and resentment

  • Essay on The Rise of Simón Bolívar to Power in Venezuela

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    Simón Bolívar was born July 24, 1783 in Caracas, Venezuela. He was born into a wealthy family, who took their money from rich gold and copper mines they owned in Venezuela. At the age of three Simón Bolívar's father died, then six years later his mother died. After the death of his parents, he moved to Spain in 1799 where he continued his education and married a daughter of a nobleman, María Teresa Rodríguez del Toro y Alaysa in 1803, who later died of yellow fever during a visit to Venezuela. When

  • Bolivar, By Simon Bolivar

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    greatly Simón Bolívar, “Simón Bolívar was a South American soldier who was instrumental in the continent 's revolutions against the Spanish empire. –After France invaded Spain in 1808, he became involved in the resistance movement and played a key role in the Spanish American fight for independence. In 1825, the "Republic of Bolivia" was created in honor of the inspirational leader, hailed by many as El Libertador (The Liberator). He died on December 17, 1830 in Colombia” (Simón Bolívar). Bolívar

  • Simon Bolivar : The Liberator

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    Simon Bolivar, a Venezuelan, an aristocrat, an orphan, a slave owner, a widow, these words describe how people could portray a man of such power and influence, but most of them call him the Liberator. Bolivar is known for his role as a revolutionary leader against the Spanish forces that occupied most of South America and helped liberate six countries that would not have been around if not for his constant pursuit for justice. Even today as his story is almost 200 years old, Bolivar still makes an

  • Simon Bolivar And George Washington

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    Continent Simon Bolivar and George Washington were two heroes that were born in the new continent. They had special military abilities and exceptional intelligence. They had won their place in history for being the biggest liberators of our continent. Bolivar the father of the countries that he liberates and Washington is the father of United States of America. Both had an aristocrat family and a good education, but they fought against oppression and against the Spanish and British Empires. Simon Jose

  • Simon Bolivar Essay examples

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    Latin American history forever. This particularly important early nineteenth-century leader was named Simón Bolívar. Simón Bolívar as a leader stood out from all the other leaders, because he played a crucial role in Latin American Independence. He was a revolutionary, an intellectual, and a visionary man that made Latin American independence successful during the nineteenth century. Simón Bolívar was said to be a revolutionary during the period of the early nineteenth century because he wanted

  • Essay on The American Revolution and the Formation of Bolivia

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    Simon Bolivar, who had a reputation of being a liberator, took center stage. The common folk began to trust his words, as he talked about fighting for the resources that were theirs, ideals taken directly from the American Revolution itself. Also with the power

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