Jaala Hyltons Storyboard Social class struggles led to unhappiness in the Spanish Colonies in Latin America
"I'm in the group of Peninsulares. I was born in Spain and then soon moved to the Spanish colonies. Were the smallest percentage of population but we have the highest political positions"
"I fall into the Creoles group which means I was born in Latin America. We can't hold political office but we can be army officers. We were educated in Europe and exposed to Enlightenment. Simon Bolivar was Creole and general. He led the South American Independence Movements."
"I'm a part of the Mestizo group. I have one Spanish parent and one native parent. Mexico's Independence movement was led by a Mestizo by the name of Father Miguel Hidalgo"
"I fall in the Mulatto group. I have one Spanish parent and one African/Slave parent."
The Spanish Colonies used enslaved African's as workers to develop their settlements. They also used them in defense of colonies. The Haitian Revolution was led by slaves and the leader was Toussaint L'Overture.