Simón Bolívar (the Liberator) patriot, warrior, statesman, father of five nations : a sketch of his life and his work /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sherwell, Guillermo A. (Guillermo Antonio), 1878-1926 (Author)
Format: Online
Published: [Caracas, Venezuela?] : Bolivarian Society of Venezuela, 1951.
Edition:Commemorative edition of the moving of the statue of the Liberator.
Series:World constitutions illustrated.
Spinelli's law library reference shelf.
Online Access:HeinOnline World Constitutions Illustrated
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Spanish colonies in America
  • Bolívar's early life, Venezuela's first attempt to obtain self-government (1783-1810)
  • The declaration of independence, July 5, 1811, Miranda's failure (1811-1812)
  • Bolívar's first expedition, the cruelty of war (1812-1813)
  • Bolívar's first victories (1813)
  • Araure, Ribas triumphs in La Victoria, a wholesale execution (1813-1814)
  • The heroic death of Ricaurte, victory of Carabobo and defeat of La Puerta (1814)
  • Bolívar in exile and Morillo in power, the "Jamaica letter" (1814-1815)
  • Bolívar's expedition and new exile, he goes to Guayana (1815-1817)
  • Piar's death, victory of Calabozo, second defeat at La Puerta, submission of Páez (1817-1818)
  • The congress of Angostura, a great address, campaigning in the plains (1819)
  • Bolívar pays his debt to Nueva Granada, Boyacá, a dream comes true (1819)
  • Humanizing war, Morillo's withdrawal (1820)
  • The second battle of Carabobo, ambitions and rewards, Bolívars disinterestedness, American unity (1821)
  • Bomboná and Pichincha, the birth of Ecuador, Bolívar and San Martín face to face (1822)
  • Junín, a battle of centaurs, the continent's freedom sealed in Ayacucho (1822-1824)
  • Bolivia's birth, Bolívar's triumph, the monarchical idea, from honors to bitterness (1825-1827)
  • The convention of Ocaña, full powers, an attempt at murder (1828)
  • Difficulties with Perú, slanders and honors, on the road to calvary (1829-1830)
  • Friends and foes, Sucre's assassination, the lees of bitterness, an upright man's death (1830)
  • The man and his work.