South American Revolution

Events

Americans rebelled against Spanish rule

1700

Tupac Amaru's Native American Revolt

1780

Idea of independence from Spain spread

1800

Napoleon Bonaparte occupied Spain

1808

Bolívar’s Uprising - established a republic in Venezuela

1810

San Martín helped Argentina win freedom from Spain

1816

Bolívar takes over Bogotá

1819

Bolívar frees Caracas, Venezuela

1821

Martín & Bolívar win final victories over Spain, Dom Pedro takes over independent Brazil

1822

Wars of Independence end

1824

United Provinces of Central America break into separate republics

1838

End of Monarchy, a Republic is formed

1889