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8.8.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    Check Your Understanding Questions

    1 .
    What were the main social groups in Bourbon Spanish America?
    2 .
    What were the four geographical regions within Spain’s intendancy system in the 1700s?
    3 .
    What were the global ramifications of the Napoleonic Wars for Spain?
    4 .
    What was the result of the political distance between the Spanish American colonies and their home country during the Peninsular War?
    5 .
    What main social groups engaged in the Mexican War of Independence? What were their motivations?
    6 .
    What was the Plan de Iguala and its role in the first independent government in Mexico?
    7 .
    What effect did the 1812 earthquake in Caracas have on the Venezuelan independence movement?
    8 .
    Why did the abolition of slavery become a goal of Simón Bolívar’s independence movement?
    9 .
    What role did José de San Martín play in the Spanish American independence movements?
    10 .
    Why was Great Britain one of the first countries to recognize Brazil’s independence?
    11 .
    What did the “moderator” provided for in Brazil’s Constitution of 1824 do?

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