Timeline created by jennifer-quezada
  • Brazil's Royal Liberator

    Brazil's Royal Liberator
    In 1807, Napoleon's armies went in without permission in bothe Spain and Portugal. For 14 years, the portuguese ran their empire for Brazil. After Napoleon's defeat in 1815, King John and the portuguese government returned to portugal 6 years later. King John planned to make Brazil a colony again. In 1822 creoles demanded Brazil's independence from portugal.
  • Miguel Hidalgo

    Miguel Hidalgo
    In 1810 Miguel hidalgo (a priest) took the first step toward independence. September 16th, 1810 he rang the bells of his village church. When peasants gathered, he issued a call for rebellion against the spanish.
  • Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Maria Morelos

    Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Maria Morelos
    The army defeated Miguel in 1811. The rebels rallied around another leader. Jose Maria Morelos. Jose led the revolution for 4 years. In 1815, a creole officer defeated him.
  • San Martin leads southern liberation forces

    San Martin leads southern liberation forces
    In 1817, San Martin led an army on a march across the Andes to Chile. In 1821 San martin planned to drive the remaining spanish forces out of Lima, Peru.
  • Bolivar's Route to Victory

    Bolivar's Route to Victory
    Simon got exiled twice.
    In 1819 he led over 2,000 soldiers on a daring march through the Andes into what now is Colombia.
  • Simon Bolivar

    Simon Bolivar
    By 1821, Simon had won venenzuela's independence. After he marched south into Ecuador. In ecuador, Simon finally met Jose De San Martin.
  • Dom Pedro

    Dom Pedro
    On September 7th, 1822, Dom pedro officially declared Brazil's independence.
  • Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Maria Morelos

    Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Maria Morelos
    Mexico took another turn in 1820 when a revolution in Spain put a liberal group in power there. The creoles united in support of Mexico's independence from spain because they feared the loss of their privileges. The man who defeated Jose proclaimed independence in 1821. In 1823, Independence created the united provinces of central America (Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Costa Rica).
  • Jose De San Martin and Simon Bolivar

    Jose De San Martin and Simon Bolivar
    San Martin and Bolivar discussed the problem when they met in 1822. With inified (together) revolutionary forces, Bolivar's army went on to defeat the spanishat the battle of Ayacucho (peru) on december 9th 1824. The spanish colonies in Latin America won their freedom.