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Nationalism and Revolution in Latin America and Europe: midyear exam terms

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Peninsulares
spanish colonists who were born in spain
Creoles
Latin Americans withe european heritage and military power
Panama canal
shortens journey from coast to coast. Built in return for Roosevelt winning Panama's independence
Benito Juarez
(La Reforma) Mexican lawyer and politician of Zapotec origin.
served 5 times as president, overthrew french empire and restored the republic
Toussaint L'Ouverture
was a slave before he became a revolutionary, ended slavery in Haiti, built schools bridges roads and buildings, died in French jail
Simon Bolivar
(El Libertador) from Venezuela, fought 20 battles vs. spanish, partners with Bernardo O'Higgins, and Jose de San Martin
Count Cavour
named prime minister and his job was to lead Italian Unification, worked with French to defeat Austrians and take Northern Italy
Helped Garibaldi take southern Italy
Guiseppe Garibaldi
Led nationalists, captured Sicily with a small army. Let Victor Emmanuel II rule southern Italy
Red Shirts
Nationalists in Italy who wore red
German Unification
Led by Prussia
Otto von Bismark
a Junker chosen as a Prime Minister, master of Real Politik, defies parliament and takes control without consent
Real Politik
When Government chooses what is easiest, not what is best for the people
Realism
Art that shows life how it is, not how it should be.
Romanticism
Art movement that showed interest in nature and feelings of the individual