Updated: 9/28/2021

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  • between June 14 and 18July 1810 Cartagena, Cali, PamplonaSocorro and Mompox created their own independentgovernments
  • On 1815 Spain send an army to recover their lands in Colombia
  • After many wars in 1819, a liberation campaign began in the plains and ended in Boyaca.
  • The battles lasted until 1823 with the triumph at Lake Maracaibo, which ended the Spanish domain in the Caribbean
  • the wars were more of patriots against royalists, the faithful to the king against the revolutionaries.
  • And so was the process of independence, having a different meaning for slaves, indigenous people or criollos.