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Unformatted text preview: Latin American independences 20 th century revolutions, many were opposed by US Fidel Castro: 1950s, expressed admiration for American Rev. Revolution: change people in charge of government, change structure of government. Can also change economy, religion, society, etc Resistance, usually violence, conflict Has to have an overall goal Huge taxes in England, felt that the colonies werent paying for the war at all. Overcome salutary neglect. Enforce navigation acts and introduce a stamp act. American thought the British were out to get them, there was a conspiracy against their liberties. Colonies were the most valuable possession the British had, 1/3 of their trading capacity...
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- Spring '08