Pg 247 #1 & 2 Interpreting Graphs

Pg 247 #1 & 2 Interpreting Graphs
• 1. Which two groups made up the vast
majority of the population in Spanish
– Indians and Europeans
• 2. Of the Europeans, which group—
peninsulares or creoles—probably made up a
larger percentage?
– Creoles
Pg 248 Question A
• A) How did the French Revolution affect the
colonists in the Americas?
– The French Revolution inspired Latin Americans;
the Haitians rebelled against the French when
they were least able to respond.
Pg 251 #1 & 2 Interpreting Maps
• 1) What two European countries held the largest
colonial empires in Latin America in 1800?
– Spain and Portugal
• 2) Comparing the two maps, which independent
countries had emerged by 1830 from Spanish
territory in the Americas?
– Mexico, United Province of Central America, Gran
Columbia, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay,
United Provinces of La Plata
Pg 252 #1
• 1.
• peninsulare-colonists who were born in Spain
• creole-colonists who were born in Latin America to
Spanish parents
• mulatto-persons of mixed European and African
• Simon Bolivar-leader of independence movements in
Latin America
• Jose de San Martin-leader of independence movements
in Latin America
• Miquel Hidalgo-early leader of Mexican independence
• Jose Maria Morelos-later leader of Mexican
independence movement
Pg 252 #2
• 2. Which independence movement was led by
Toussaint L’Ouverture?
– Haiti: slaves, fought France; new nation
– Spanish South America: Creoles, fought Spain;
new nations
– Mexico: Indians, mestizos, creoles; fought Spain;
new nation
Pg 252 #3 & 4
• 3. How was Spanish colonial society
– Penisulares at the top, then creoles, mestizos,
mulattos, slaves, and Indians
• 4. How was the Haitian Revolution different
from revolutions in the rest of Latin America?
– This revolt was accomplished by slaves.
Pg 252 #5 & 7
• 5. Which groups led the quest for Mexican
– Creoles, mestizos, mulattos, and Indians
• 7. Would creole revolutionaries tend to be
democratic or authoritarian leaders? Explain
– Democratic—Creoles are educated, knew
Enlightenment ideas, economic interests
– Authoritarian—military background, felt superior
to lower classes; economic interests to protect
Pg 252 #8
• 8. How were events in Europe related to the
revolutions in Latin America?
– French Revolution set off events linked to Haiti
and the Spanish-held colonies. Napoleon's
conquest of Europe also contributed.

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