Unformatted text preview: Tupak Katari led his own series of rebellions against Peru’s ruling class. The ideas of Tupak Amaru were more conservative because he tried to maintain a colonial hierarchy. Tupak Katari was very radical in his views because the Spaniards, creoles, and mestizos were all considered his enemy, and he desired independence for his Amayra speaking people. In “The Argentine Declaration of Independence, San Miguel de Tucuman” (1816), the Argentine congress issues a document declaring the, “unanimous and unquestioned will of these provinces to break the forced chains that have linked them to Spain, [and] to recover the rights of which they were despoiled” (Colonial Latin America, 402). The rebellions of Tupak Amaru and Tupak Katari created a lasting legacy that encouraged other peoples to revolt against the Spaniards inequitable tyranny....
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- Fall '07
- Tupak Amaru II, Spaniards unjust taxes