Latin American Revolutions

Latin American Revolutions

Toussaint L'Ouverture fought for Haitian independence.

Toussaint L'Ouverture led the Haitian independence movement against Napoleon's France in the early 1800s. (Yrithinnd, Wikipedia Commons)

The Latin American revolutions were influenced by the American & French Revolutions that came before it. Below are the revolutionaries you should probably know paired with the countries they helped:

Toussaint L’Ouverture = Haitian Independence from France

Simon Bolivar  and  Jose de San Martin= South American Independence Movements from Spain

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