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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

  • Don Simon Bolivar Research Paper

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    Don Simón José Antonio De La Santísima Trinidad Bolívar was born to his mother María de La Concepción Palacios y Blanco and his father Juan Vicente Bolívar y Ponte. At the time, their family was of the wealthiest in the area, owning a majority of Venezuelan land. Don Simon Bolivar was one of 4 in which he had two older sisters, Maria Antonia, Juana and his brother, Juan Vicente. Bolivar’s father had passed by the age of two, in which he played a minimal role in the life of young Don Simon Bolivar

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pete Magner Isaac Newton On January 4, 1643, Isaac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire,

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    is still used today. Pete Magner Simon Bolivar Simon Bolivar was born on July 24, 1783. He grow up in a rich and prosperous family in Venezuela. Bolivar suffered a huge loss of his parents in the late 1790’s, after this he packed up and moved to Spain. When he was in Spain he met the beautiful Maria Teresa and when he met her they got married weeks later in 1802. Then later that year they decided to pack up again and move back to Venezuela. Unfortunately, Simon suffered another huge loss in his