Latin America Essay

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|[pi| | |c] | | | |[pic] | | |Chapter 25 Outline | | |The Consolidation of Latin America, 1830-1920 | | |Introduction | | |European imperialism in the nineteenth century swallowed up much of Southeast Asia, India, Africa, and the Pacific. | | |Three areas escaped full inclusion in the imperialist net East Asia, Russia, and the Middle East. More surprisingly, | | |Latin America, one of the earliest European colonial ventures, successfully cast off European political control and | | |gained independence. | | |Latin American political leaders were shaped in the era of Enlightenment beliefs and accepted concepts common in the | | |West, such as progress and rights in property. Despite some common ideology, the new nations faced numerous problems | | |inherited from their colonial past. | | |From Colonies to Nations | | |Introduction

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