Como indios nos explotaron,
como indios nos
liberaremos (Exploited as
Indians, it is as Indians that
we will free ourselves)
Evo Morales, President of
Bolvia, pictured here after
winning elections in 2005
Confronting Indigenismo and Mestizaje
Developing the Economy?
At a time of political independence, Argentina and much of Latin America
became economically dependent upon northern Europe.
Background image: Quilmes
Brewery in 1910
I. Argentine and Latin American economic
revolutionary leaders, San
Martn and Bolvar,
Encuentro de Guayaquil
J Collignon 1842
The Labyrinth of Liberation
The unfinished journey toward
I. Four circumstances of revolution
A. Ideas of the Enlightenme
Women in Social And Political Struggle
Background image: One of the pamphlets distributed in Chile in the mid-1980s. Activists
clamored for democracy not only in the countrys government but also at home.
i>clicker two point question: As discussed by
Incomplete Revolution from Below
None of the revolutions discussed here have truly succeeded.
Revolutionary goals to obtain a more equitable social and economic
order have been unfulfilled so far.
I. Mexican Revolution
A. Before the revolution
World Bank (WB)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Why did after four decades of state intervention in the economy (1930s-1970s) did
Latin America reinstate the liberal economic policies (1970s to today)? What have been
Three economic per
Sovereignty in Check
How was the sovereignty of different states in Latin America and
Caribbean put into check?
A. Different perspectives from the north and south
of the hemisphere?
Winn writes that Websters dictionary defines
Visit the EZLN website (in Spanish):
The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas
Early on New Year's Day, 1994, armed peasants and Indians in the
underdeveloped state of Chiapas decl
Spaniards debating their colonization
Background image: Upper part of title
page of Brief Account of the Destruction
of the Indies by Las Casas that featured
the Spanish coat of arms
I. Key players and routes in Spanish colonization
A. Three key sets of
I. Peter Winns Americas: The Changing
Face of Latin America and the Caribbean
A. A short bio
Professor at Tufts University.
Received Ph.D. from
Cambridge U in 1972.
First wrote the Americas in
1992. Said that it is not
The Haitian Revolution
Why did this most significant revolutionary event take place when it did and why it did?
Background slide: The eastern side of
the island of Hispaniola, called Saint
Domingue, before the revolution
I. Armed insurrections of enslav
Main aims: To explore the forced migration and enslavement of Africans
and to focus on the country that received the largest percentage, Brazil. 1
I. Enslaving Africans
A. Counting the genocide
By 1700, approximately 1,300,000 Africans h
(On the left, Aztec pictograph from 1500s. On the right, present-day Mexican Coat-of-Arms
The Conquest was never total because indigenous peoples told their sides of the story.
I. The Aztec Empire
A. Brief bio of Miguel Leon
Tupac Amaru and Late 18th Century Rebellions
Slide background: The execution of Tupac Amaru II, 1782
I. Reform and Rebellion
Brief review of periodization of colonial Latin America
1492 to circa 1550s Early encounters, wars of Conquest, and
the start o
Week 1 (and 2):
John Chasteen's changing foci of U.S. thinking on Latin America from the early 20th century to the
present: young and old, history that is tumultuous and stable, independent and dependent, poor
and prosperous, multiethnic, but racism