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Latin American Independence Movements

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Title:

Latin American Independence Movements

URL:

https://youtu.be/y6lIgVSvizk

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

This video from Khan Academy is an overview of a series of independence movements in the Americas in the late 1700s and early 1800s which were sparked by the Enlightenment and conflict in Europe. This includes revolutions that will lead to the United States, Haiti, Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia, Panama, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, and Argentina.  The video can be used to introduce a lesson on comparing revolutions in Latin America and the Caribbeans. The video is 5 minutes and 48 seconds in length.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9
World History: 1500 to the Present
8 ) Compare revolutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Haiti, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.

•  Identifying the location of countries in Latin America
Unpacked Content
Strand: Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: World History: 1500 to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Compare and contrast similarities and differences among revolutions that occurred in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • revolutions
  • Latin America
  • Creoles
  • Mestizos
  • plantation
  • Cabildos
  • Indians
  • class system
  • maroons
  • voodoo
  • "Night of Fire"
  • mulattos
  • yellow fever
  • liberator
  • royalist
  • campaign
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The location Latin American and Caribbean countries, including Haiti, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.
  • Contributing factors in revolutionary movements, including causes, outside and internal influences, political thought, social changes, and any other factors important to a particular revolution. Social and political realities of indigenous populations in Latin American and the Caribbean.
  • Leaders of the Mexican revolutions such as: Miguel Hidalgo, Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, Jose Maria Morelos, Santa Anna, Benito Juareze, Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata; liberator Simon Bolivar; in Haiti ,Toussaint L'Ouverture, Jean Jaques Dessalines, Jose Tomas Boves.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Utilize maps of various types for appropriate purposes.
  • Compare and contrast historical events using a variety of secondary and primary resources.
  • Use maps, globes, and other geographic tools to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There were both similarities and differences among revolutions that occurred in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.9.8- List the causes and effects of the revolutions in Latin America and the Caribbean including Haiti, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.


Tags: Chili, Haiti, Mexico, revolutions in Latin America and the Caribbeans, Venezuela
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Ginger Boyd