Americanos: Ch. 1. Why does Chasteen use the term Americano? Who was Alexander von Humboldt? Why do you think Chasteen includes an account of Humboldt’s adventures? What were Humboldt’s impressions of the places he visited? What sort of person was Jose Artigas?.
Why did Francisco Miranda rub many of the people of Caracas the wrong way?
Does Chasteen argue that victory came solely as a result of military success? If no, then where did it truly come from?