Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
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History 134 LATIN AMERICA: 1800s TO THE MODERN PERIOD

The Quest for Independence

Objectives 1. Explore Latin America’s history of rebellions. 2. Identify the foundations for Latin America’s independence movements. 3. Explain the impact of colonial reforms in the quest for independence. 4. Identify the impact of the French Revolution on Latin American independence. 5. Explain if books make revolutions. Required Assignments Review PowerPoint presentation The Quest for Independence Read Teresa A. Meade, A History of Modern Latin America, Chapter 3: Competing Notions of Freedom Primary Source Analysis: Selections | Complete a Primary Source Analysis Form for these readings