1824 Ayacucho—South American Independence
Lecture no. 27 from the course: The Decisive Battles of World History
Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The early 19th century saw the rise of numerous independence movements in Central and South America. Learn about three key leaders who were prominent in these struggles; their bold plan to liberate Peru; and the showdown on the plain of Ayacucho that ended Spanish rule in Latin America.