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Lecture Notes - Hist 143 February 18, 2008 * There is no...

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Hist 143 February 18, 2008 * There is no simple distinction between evidence that’s biased and evidence  that’s objective * Any evidence that you read is going to have its peculiar qualities that you  must take into account when you interpret it * 1810 End of colonial period * 1810-1825 Period of independence * 1825-1875 Age of national consolidations Establishing new countries  Political  weak state caudillo leadership change of leadership Economic  stagnation few prospered general predominance of subsistence agriculture providing for their own needs families seldom went hungry had control over their own land Social shadow of the hierarchy still present status of women still the same  slow cultural change beginnings of a new orientation towards European countries  * 1875-1930 Neocolonial period Economic – starts a great export boom
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