hist1960b - V. Life stories of Afro-Colombian Patriots...

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V. Life stories of Afro-Colombian Patriots -courts/trials/leg rcds tell us about race wars -1811-28 constant war/polit change; shift bck and forth from republican to Spanish control A. Justice 2/13/1811: zambo Buenaventura Perez accused of org juntica (small council) in oppositn to whites: critical polit moment::rev juntas place govt in hands of creole elite -role is unclear in conflict btwn creole/span -Trials shows administration of J in Honda -1 mo after arrest: new patriot govt sets him free -also wanted econ damages -Tho not all grievances addressd, new junta treats him more fairly than old one: patriotsm more imptnt than soc status -Like 1810, 1819: pwr rapidly changing hands Ex: Mexia, peasant w/patriotsm; anger twds regional boss -Cornelio Ortiz accuses Dr Ponce (local judge) of beating him -Prosecutor sided w/him B. Slave or Citizen? -Wars of Indep: salves and freedom: pwr rltns btwn slave and owner altered -Tomasico: allies w/rylsts; rewarded w/freedom -Tensions between Tomasico and new hacienda owner: pwr play
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