Revolutions in the Spanish and Ottoman Empires

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Revolutions in the Spanish and Ottoman Empires 1. in Revolution 2. Spanish-American Revolutions a.) Spanish crisis b.) Napoleon in Spain 1809 c.) Wars of Independence d.) Exceptions 3. The New States a.) New & Old Elites b.) Americans of the Revolution 4. Revolution in the Middle Coast a.) Ottoman Crisis b.)Napoleon in Egypt 1798 c.) M Ali’s Egypt d.) Greek Revolution 2a. Spain losing power beginning 1650s, Britain moves in to replace power vacuum—then France following Britain. Spanish resurgence is responsible for beginning revolution Spanish politicians want to reverse the weakening of Spain and return it to former power see the institution of the “empire” as an underused resource Spanish government beginning to take a more active role in Spanish-America in order to regain some of this lost power and efficiency tension of peninsulares (Spanish descent, born in Spain) vs. creoles (Spanish descent, born in Americas) instead of a united Spanish identity, creoles become a different identity: American. so now have peninsulares/politicians that want best interest of Spain and creoles that
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Spring '10 term at GWU.

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