Analyzing a document about Simon Bolivar
The document is only three pages.
Here are the questions:
1. What is this document(s), and what is its historical context?
2. What is the content of the document(s)? Can you summarize its most important points in a paragraph?
3. How does the document reflect the spread of revolution in the Atlantic World during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries? To what extent would you characterize the content, or the author of the document, as “revolutionary”?
Simon Bolivar, “The Jamaica Letter (1815),”
see also Strayer, Ways of the World, Chapter 16 546-548, 552-555, it describes some background of Simon Bolivar.