Simon Bolivar

Winning independence for one nation is impressive. Winning independence for six nations earns you the title “The Liberator!” In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby describe the exploits of Simón Bolívar, one of the most famous heroes of the struggle for South American independence. You’ll discover how the principles of the Enlightenment inspired a young Bolívar to dedicate his life to freeing the South American colonies from Spanish rule. Find out how he used stirring speeches, eloquent writing, and military prowess to lead the charge against the Spanish. Plus, you’ll follow the victories and defeats that marked the path from revolution to independence in Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru. He’s the great Liberator--so click the link and watch!

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