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Latin American Revolutions: Crash Course World History #31 (12:34)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:38 What were the three institutions that controlled life in Latin America before the revolutions, according to John Green?
  2. 03:35 What is transculturation and why was it important?
  3. 05:30 Why was Brazil the last country to fully abolish slavery (not until 1888)?
  4. 08:45 How did Simón Bolivar overcome the divisions created by the social hierarchy of Latin American society in order to build successful revolutions?
  5. 12:48 What aspects of Latin American society did the revolutions change? What stayed the same?