born in Latin America, descendents of europeans, they were land owners
live in latin America, hired by the spanish government to keep order in the colonies. they were european
creole elite. liberator of Latin America from venezuela.
Jose de San Martin
Creole elite liberator of latin america from argentina. led his men over the andes mountians to defeat the spanish in chile and then moved on to take plima, peru.
a person of mixed race, native latin american and european.
Creole priest who led the first rebellion in mexico on september 16, 1810. not very successfull. he was executed.
Augustin de iturbide
leader and first emperor of mexico in 1821
the leaders in government. Ruled by millitary force and had the support of the banded elite
Antonio de Santa
ruled mexico from 1829-1855. misused state funds. created chaos. lost territory to U.S