Simón de Bolívar: Message to the Congress of Angostura, 1819


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This page, from Fordham University's "Internet Modern History provides the text of Simon de Bolivar's 1819 speech to the Congress of Angostura. In the address, Bolivar outlines the ways in which South American countries declaring their independence might conceptualize political structure. This resource is referenced in the EDSITEment curriculum unit titled "The Monroe Doctrine: Origin and Early American Foreign Policy" and a related lesson.

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