Latin American Republics

The challenges within the spanish empire

While the Spanish were settling arguments with the United States with a series of challenges with their empire. In 1810 Miguel Hidalgo, a priest, rebelled against Mexico, but Mexico gained independence in 1821. Miguel Hidalgo however, was executed by the Spanish

Bolivar and San Martin

Simon Bolivar, ''The Liberator'' led the movement for freedom for present day countries of: Venezuala , Columbia , Panama, Bolivia and Ecuador.

Jose de San Martin successfully achieved independence for Chile and Peru.

Also during the time that Brazil gained independence in1822.