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  1. 1 day ago · Mexico - Independence, Revolution, 1810: Although the Spanish crown initially rejected O’Donojú’s recognition of Mexican independence, the date now recognized as that of separation from Old Spain is in fact August 24, 1821.

  2. 2 days ago · In 1810 a Cortes (Parliament) emerged in Cádiz to represent both Spain and Spanish America. Two years later it produced a new, liberal constitution that proclaimed Spain’s American possessions to be full members of the kingdom and not mere colonies.

  3. 1 day ago · The Spanish Empire, sometimes referred to as the Hispanic Monarchy or the Catholic Monarchy, was a colonial empire that existed between 1492 and 1976. In conjunction with the Portuguese Empire, it ushered in the European Age of Discovery.

  4. 4 days ago · The creation of juntas in Spanish America, such as the Junta Suprema de Caracas on 19 April 1810, set the stage for the fighting that would afflict the region for the next decade and a half. Political fault lines appeared, and were often the causes of military conflict.

  5. 2 days ago · As the main battles— Talavera (July 1809) and Vitoria (June 1813)—were fought by Wellington, the guerrillas pinned down French garrisons, intercepted dispatches, and isolated convoys. The term guerrilla, derived from the Spanish guerra (war), was first used during the Spanish War of Independence.

  6. Jun 25, 2024 · The rise of a newly unified Spain in the 16th and 17th centuries is one of the surprise stories of world history. As late as the 1460s, Spain was still fragmented. The Crown of Castile and Aragon were separate entities ruled by different monarchs.

  7. Jul 7, 2024 · The history of Spain dates to contact between the pre-Roman peoples of the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula made with the Greeks and Phoenicians. During Classical Antiquity, the peninsula was the site of multiple successive colonizations of Greeks, Carthaginians, and Romans. Native peoples of the peninsula, such as the Tartessos ...

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