World Wars and Competing Visions of Modernity, 1900–1945

Audio / Video / Film

  1. Mexican-American War

Oscar de la Hoya hosts a documentary which looks at the causes, course and consequences of the Mexican-American War.

Part 1/6 (9:22)

Part 2/6 (9:48)

Part 3/6 (9:16)

Part 4/6 (9:37)

Part 5/6 (9:36)

Part 6/6 (9:54)

  1. Bolivar and San Martin

Latin American Revolutions Crash Course

  1. Egalité for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution(4:52)

Short biographical account of Toussaint L’Ouverture, leader of the Haitian Revolution.

A Brief History of Haiti (6:23)

  1. CBS provides a short but comprehensive history of Haiti from its days as a profitable colony to its

Web Links

  1. The British Library looks back at the Spanish-American Independence from the movements origins and key figures to Bolívar’s triumphant march. The site has also reproduced extracts from contemporary
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