History 134 LATIN AMERICA: 1800s TO THE MODERN PERIOD

Liberal Disappointment and Caudillo Leadership

Objectives 1. Identify the characteristics that define classical liberalism and caudillos. 2. Explain how classical liberalism and caudillos shaped the course of post-independence Latin America 3. Identify the challenges Mexico experienced in state-building in the early 19th century. 4. Identify the challenges South America experienced in state-building in the early 19th century. Required Assignments Review PowerPoint presentation Liberal Disappointment and Caudillo Leadership  Read Teresa A. Meade, A History of Modern Latin America, Chapter 4: Fragmented Nationalisms Primary Source Analysis: Mexico and South America: Selections | Complete a Primary Source Analysis Form for these readings Timeline: Mexico and Venezuela: Independence
Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
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