Latin American Revolution Terms

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Terms of the Latin-American Revolution

Conservatism

a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes

Liberalism

A belief that government can and should achieve justice and equality of opportunity.

Nationalism

The love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

Peninsulares

Spanish-born, came to Latin America; ruled, highest social class

Viceroys

Royal governors sent by Spain to rule in the King's name.

Creoles

People who had Spanish or Portuguese parents but were born in Latin America.

Mestizos

A person of mixed Native American and European ancestry

Mulattos

People of mixed European and African ancestry.

Havana

The capital and largest city of Cuba

Mexico City

The capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center

Lima

The capital and largest city and economic center of Peru

Sao Paolo

Large city in Brazil

Buenos Aires

The capital and largest city of Argentina

Monroe Doctrine

An American foreign policy opposing interference in the Western hemisphere from outside powers

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