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Unformatted text preview: lead to revolutions from home country left alone until 1700 new ideas developing started in France during 1600s idea that colonies exist for benefit of home country ( Mercantilism ) countries in Latin America were self-governing home countries come in with idea that word of king was absolute Absolutism/Regalist Doctrine by 1825 except for Caribbean islands & the Guyanas, countries wanted independence Tax Farming assign collection of taxes to highest bidder tax collector keeps extra money Creoles v. Peninsulares both whites, Creole white born in colony; Peninsular = white born in Iberian Peninsula Didnt trust colonists only whites born in home country sent to govern home country...
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- Spring '09