Revolution In South America

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Revolution in South America


Simon Bolivar, better known by the name of Simon Bolivar, nicknamed the Liberator, born 24 July 1783 to Caracas in Venezuela , and died on 17 December 1830 at Santa Marta in Colombia , is a general and politician in South America. A major figure in world history, Bolivar is now a political icon and military in many Latin American countries and the world, who gave his name to a very large number of places, streets or parks. (Roger, 3048)

Thesis statement

Simon Bolivar hypocritically and selfishly displayed himself as a leader who would institute the ideals of the enlightenment in order to gain love and support.


Bolivar has arrived to no such zenith and to no such pause. He is a force in full trajectory. He is a bard who has unblocked at last the obstacles to composition, and whose motivated phrases are flowing. The fighter in the man is incidental; before he had won an assault, he had prophesied the contour and traits of the Hispanic nations. The statesman is subordinate; before he had conquered his Colombia he had granted it a constitution, and before the Spaniards were gone he was designing continental congresses in Panama. The statesman works a posteriori; the bard only, and the seer, works a priori. Bolivar's exodus was a concept, and to body material it he conveyed out his marvelous crusades, connected provinces, carved new republics, presumed the forces of a dictator.

He is a loving poet. The impulse for breakthrough and creation which was producing men in France and Germany shatter directions of classic drama, the customs of syntax, the "forms" of publications and principles, made Bolivar shatter the Andes. With dignity, he examines down on Napoleon, who he worshiped as an adolescent: the "imitative man" who had not renowned better than the vintage way of cresting himself Emperor. He would be certain thing more original; the liberator of a continental people. And it is flawlessly clear from his notes, that Bolivar did not signify by "liberation" the banal hitting off of political chains. Bolivar feels the pregnancy of the American world the Indian, the Negro, the mestizo, the plantation and the hill are, for him, a drama of birth. He envisages the emergence, from this ethnic and continental plasm, of a new race. And when he said that he would rather be liberator than Caesar, he intended that he would free these ...
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