Unit 4: The World Expands and Changes
Chapter 15: Revolution and Expansion
Lesson 2: Independence in the Americas
Biography: Simon Bolivar
Make a timeline for the life of Simon Bolivar or another leader of South America. Discuss why people trusted or did not trust this leader.
History of Simon Bolivar Read the biography of one of South America's greatest generals, Simon Bolivar. Learn how he earned the names El Liberator and the "George Washington of South America."
Simon Bolivar 1783-1830 You can explore the life and times of Simon Bolivar at this very comprehensive site. A chronology of his life from 1783-1830 is included, as well as geographical, political, and cultural information.