Unformatted text preview: b. Nativism important c. Napoleon invades Portugal – Portuguese flee to Brazil – 94 i. Prince Joao makes his court in Rio de Janeiro ii. Europeans flock to be near the crown iii. After Napoleon’s defeat Portugal wanted the king back but he stayed iv. People pissed because that meant that Portugal and Brazil were judicially equal – 104 v. Wanted Brazil to be reduced to status of colony d. Spanish America i. Wanted their own independence ii. Set up governing congress but natives pissed because they were chosen in Spain and therefore represented Spanish interests not theirs – 96 4. Why does Chasteen characterize independence as an “unfinished revolution”? Do you agree with his characterization? Why or why not? a. Old hierarchy still in control – blacks and natives at the bottom – 110 i. Things still patriarchal b. At first I would say that revolution was unfinished but as time went on things did change...
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- Summer '09
- History, Rio de Janeiro, Independence Struggle, Lynch Simón Bolívar, primary initiators