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Chapter 23: Nation Building and Economic Transformation in the Americas, 18001890.
Introduction: Directions – Read pages 645646. Summarize the reading in 1 sentence.
Everywhere from Canada to Argentina, governments sponsored railroad development. Section 1: Independence in Latin America – Read pages 646651. Using the SPICE acronym
(see handout), complete the following chart, placing 1 fact into each of the SPICE boxes.
Creoles were bad in Mexico
Spain+Portugal Urban poor dominate invest faced high prices Slavery
Colonial officials Pedro claims are cornered
Slavery described as cancer Silver
Creoles born whites Junta Central
Andes mts are crossed to fight
High taxesimperial monopolies
In 2 sentences, identify and list the main idea of Section 1.
Latin America is inspired by the Enlightenment and other revolts. People such as Pedro I and
Simon Bolivar create and shape nations.
Read Diversity and Dominance, pages 652653. In 2 sentences, identify and list the main idea of the reading.
British clergyman, Robert Walsh, observers and writes about the horror of slavery. The dehumanization of races is inexcusable.
Section 2: The Problem of Order – Read pages 654662. Using the SPICE acronym (see handout), complete the following chart, placing 1 fact into each of the SPICE boxes.
Slavery provokes civil war widespread constitution British Canada divided Political role of Trade on hold
Limits power of military desire for selfrule Agriculture