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The Spanish American Independence Process

This section is the main part of this exposition. We will explain the different independence processes in America: Haiti, Spanish America and Brazil. Previously, we will review their main causes and their precedents.

The most extensive independence process is the Spanish territory one, showing the most important events that took place at both sides of the Atlantic: The Independence War of 1808, Cortes de Cádiz (Cadiz Courts) from 1810-1813, the revolt of priest Hidalgo, the Buenos Aires Revolution, the absolutism of Ferdinand VII, the performance of Simón Bolívar, the Ejército de los Andes (Los Andes Army) from José de San Martin, the revolt of Francisco Javier Mina, and the handing of La Florida and Louisiana to the United States, etc.

Once we conclude with these processes, we will review the interventions of the principal European powers of the time: France, United Kingdom, Russia and Austria and the new American power, the United States. The road ends with Spain acknowledging the independence.

We will also explain the independence in non-Spanish territories, such as Brazil and Haiti