Eighty Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the H...
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Mexican War of Independence
The Mexican War of Independence (Spanish: Guerra de Independencia de México) was an armed conflict, and the culmination of a political and social process which ended the rule of Spain in the terri...
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Philippine Revolution
The Philippine Revolution (called the Tagalog War by the Spanish), (Filipino: Himagsikang Pilipino) was an armed military conflict between the people of the Philippines and the Spanish colonial autho...
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Spanish American wars of independence
The Spanish American wars of independence were the numerous wars against Spanish rule in Spanish America that took place during the early 19th century, after the French invasion of Spain during Europe...
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Ten Years' War
The Ten Years' War (Spanish: Guerra de los Diez Años) (1868–1878), also known as the Great War (Guerra Grande) and the War of '68, was part of Cuba's fight for independence from Spain. The uprisin...
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Colombian Declaration of Independence
Colombian Declaration of Independence refers to the historic events of July 20, 1810, in Santa Fe de Bogota, which resulted in the establishment of a junta in that capital. This experience in self-go...
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Arauco War
The Arauco War was a long-running conflict between colonial Spaniards and the Mapuche people, mostly fought in the Araucanía. After many initial Spanish successes in penetrating Mapuche territory, the...
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Battle of Maipu order of battle
The Battle of Maipú (Spanish: Batalla de Maipú) was a battle fought near Santiago, Chile on April 5, 1818 between Patriots and Royalists, during the Spanish American Wars of Independence. The Patriots...
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Republic of Biak-na-Bato
The Republic of Biak-na-Bato (Tagalog: Repúbliká ng̃ Biak-na-Bató, Spanish: República de Biac-na-Bató), officially referred to in its constitution as the Republic of the Philippines (Tagalog&...
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Junta (Spanish American Independence)
Junta ([ˈxunta]) during Spanish American independence was the type of government formed as a patriotic alternative to the Spanish colonial government during the first phase of Spanish American wars o...
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Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba
Fernando Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel (Piedrahita, 29 October 1507 – Lisbon, 11 December 1582), known as the Grand Duke of Alba in Spain and the Iron Duke in the Netherlands, was a Spanish noble, gene...
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La Paz revolution
The city of La Paz (modern Bolivia, then part of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata) experimented a revolution in 1809 that deposed Spanish authorities and declared independence. It is considered ...
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Tamblot Uprising
The Tamblot Uprising of 1621, also known as the Tamblot Revolution or Tamblot Revolt, was led by Tamblot, a babaylan or native priest from the island of Bohol in the Philippines. It was basically a re...
Foolish Fatherland
The period between 1810 and 1816 in the Viceroyalty of New Granada (today Colombia) was marked by such intense conflicts over the nature of the new government or governments that it became known as la...
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Rebellion of Túpac Amaru II
The Rebellion of Túpac Amaru II (1780–c. 1782) was an uprising of native and mestizo peasants against the Bourbon reforms in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru. While Túpac Amaru II, an early lead...
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Tepehuán Revolt
The Tepehuán Revolt broke out in Mexico in 1616. The Tepehuán Indians attempted to break free from Spanish rule. The revolt was crushed by 1620 after a large loss of life on both sides.
The Tep...
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Philippine Revolutionary Army
The Philippine Revolutionary Army (Filipino: Panghimagsikang Hukbong Katihan ng Pilipinas) or Ejercito en la Republica de la Filipina was founded on March 22, 1897 in Cavite. General Artemio Ricarte w...
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Cristero Museum
The Cristero Museum (Spanish: Museo Cristero) is the only museum in Mexico about the country's civil war that existed from 1767 until past the 1900s when peaceful coexistence was achieved. It is l...
Army of Flanders
The Army of Flanders (Spanish: Ejército de Flandes) was a Spanish army based in the Netherlands during the 16th to 18th centuries. It was notable for being the longest-serving standing army of the...
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Virginius Affair
The Virginius Affair (sometimes called the Virginius Incident) was a diplomatic dispute that occurred from October 1873 to February 1875 between the United States, Great Britain and Spain, then in co...
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Dagohoy Rebellion
The famous Dagohoy Rebellion, also known as Dagohoy Revolution or Dagohoy Revolt, is considered as the longest rebellion in Philippine history. Led by Francisco Dagohoy, also known as Francisco Send...
Philippine revolts against Spain
During the Spanish colonial period in the Philippines, there were several revolts against of the Spanish colonial government by indigenous Moro, Lumad, Indians, Chinese and Insulares, often with the g...
Alhóndiga de Granaditas
The Alhóndiga de Granaditas (public granary) is an old grain storage building in Guanajuato City, Mexico. This historic building was created to replace an old granary near the city's river. Its constr...
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Acaxee Rebellion
The Acaxee Rebellion was an insurrection against Spanish rule in Mexico by Acaxee Indians in 1601.
The Acaxee spoke a Uto-Aztecan language and lived in the mountains, the Sierra Madre Occidental, ...
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Bolívar's campaign to liberate New Granada
Bolívar's campaign to liberate New Granada of 1819-1820 was part of the Colombian and Venezuelan wars of independence and was one of the many military campaigns Simón Bolívar fought in them. Bolívar's...
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Afro-Mexicans in the Mexican War of Independence

With the help of rebel leader Miguel Hidalgo, who formally denounced the observance of the caste system in 1810, people of color were able to see that their independence was worth putting up a fi...
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Treaties to recognise the Spanish American independence
After the Cádiz Cortes of 1810 many Spanish Empire colonies decided to declare independence. King Ferdinand VII of Spain refused to accept these declarations and promised that he would retake all the ...
Chichimeca War
The Chichimeca War (1550–1590) was a military conflict waged between Spanish colonizers and their Indian allies against a confederation of Chichimeca Indians. It was the longest and most expensi...
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