Creoles Fight Against Spain

269 Words2 Pages
Latin American independence was a fight for freedom from Spain. Between 1810 and 1826, revolutions all across Latin America broke out because of Spain 's control over the colonies. Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin, both men from the Creole class, were two key leaders in the struggle for independence. The Creoles are descendants of French, Spanish, or Portuguese settlers living in the West Indies and Latin America. The Creoles believed they could run the government better, protect their economic interest, and that the revolution was spinning out of their control. The Creoles led the fight against Spain because they were egotistical. They believed the government, economy, and society would be more beneficial in their power. The Creoles believed
Open Document