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  • Bolivar

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    Draft One of Term Paper on: Simon Bolivar IBH History of the Americas Simon Bolivar does not deserve the title of “Liberator of Latin America.” Latin America as we know it today has undergone many changes throughout history. The beginning for this time of change was 1808. Spain, the country most widely responsible for the colonization of Latin America, was in trouble with France’s master of conquest, Napoleon Bonaparte. Napolien overthrew the King of Spain and replaced him with

  • Simon Bolivar

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    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 Rodriquez del Toro

  • Simon Bolivar

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    freedoms. Many leaders after this period of Enlightenment preached its ideas, while others simply used them to gain power. Simon Bolivar might have preached opinions that mainly reflected the ideas of the French Revolution. However, his actions contradicted these opinions, and revealed that his true intentions were selfish and illiberal. In several documents and speeches, Bolivar stated that he was very fond of freedom, liberty and equality. Clearly, it would seem that he desired democracy. This can be

  • Simon Bolivar: The Liiberator

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    Simon Bolivar George Washington knew him. So did Napoleon Bonaparte. Hugo Chavez and many other South American presidents have referred to him. Francisco De Paula Santander was his political opponent. And Joseph Bonaparte, king of Spain, knew him as an enemy. The person all these people are referring to is Simon Bolivar, or better known as “The Liberator” (“Simon Bolivar Biography”). Simon Bolivar impacted society in a positive way because of his contributions in liberating South America, his passion

  • Simon Bolivar Biography

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    all these people are referring to is Simon Bolivar, or better known as “The Liberator” (“Simon Bolivar Biography”). Simon Bolivar impacted society in a positive way because of his contributions in liberating South America, love for South America, and his efforts to unite South America. Simon Bolivar was born on July 24, 1783. His birthplace was in present day Caracas, Venezuela. Bolivar’s full name was Simon José Antonio de la Santísma Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios, and was also known as “El Libertador”

  • 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 - The Liberator

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    Simon Bolivar - The Liberator Simon Bolivar was proclaimed “Liberator” by his own people and a world-renowned figure in his day. His prophetic vision of hemispheric solidarity lives today, and his political thinking serves dictators and democrat alike in contemporary Latin America. This paper explores the impact the days of colonialism and revolution, in which treatment of Creoles was inferior to Peninsulares (Spaniards born in Spain). And this was a long-standing cause of frustration and resentment

  • Morelos, Bolivar and Latin American Independence

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    Morelos and Bolivar and Latin American Independence Spain was a global superpower in matters of wealth and their successes stemming from the arts and academia to travel and territorial conquests. Of these accomplishments, their most prized achievement was acquiring a heavy portion of Latin America where their influence originated from the northern borders of Mexico deep into South America. They abused the resources they found, cheated the natives all the while demolishing their culture and population

  • 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

  • Case Study of Bolivar and Contemporary Greek Mythology

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    The excessive element of the hero in both the poetic and artistic expression of Nikos Engonopoulos: The case study of “Bolivar” and the contemporary revival of Greek mythology It is, I think, in itself an heroic act to speak today of heroes and heroic excession in an era that is characterized as anti heroic. In earlier times – much earlier than the nineteenth century – the history of human achievement was not conceived of as anything but the history of heroic deeds which the distinguished