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Can you name the Latin American independence leaders by description?

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DescriptionLeaderNation(s)
1753-1811/Catholic priest/leader of Mexican War of Independence/Cry of Dolores speech/his 100,000 troops defeated at Battle of Calderón Bridge by 6000 Spaniards/captured & executeMexico
1765-1815/Catholic priest/led Mexican War of Independence after death of Hidalgo/strong military leader/installed Congress of Anáhuac/Sentiments of the Nation/executed by SpanishMexico
1743-1803/leader of 1791 slave rebellion/fought for & against Spain & France/became autonomous governor for life of Haiti (Saint-Domingue)/betrayed by Dessalines/exiled to FranceHaiti
1758-1806/1st ruler of independent Haiti/won Battles of Crête-à-Pierrot & Vertières/ordered massacre of white Haitians/betrayed Louverture/assassinated after becoming EmperorHaiti
1795-1830/Venezuelan leader/2nd Pres of Bolivia/close friend of Bolivar/known as Grand Marshal of Ayacucho/defeated Peruvians in Battle of Tarqui/assassinated by MorilloVenezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru
1783-1824/general who took Mexico City & achieved Mexican independence (1821)/made Pres & Emperor/designed 1st Mexican flag/known as Augustine of Mexico/made alliance w/GuerreroMexico
1778-1842/Chilean leader/worked w/San Martin/2nd Supreme Director of Chile/Irish father, Chilean mother/Lautaro Lodge/competed w/Carrera/fought Battles of Chacabuco & Maipú Chile, Peru
1798-1834/'the Liberator'/founder & 1st ruler of Empire of Brazil/briefly ruled Portugal as Dom Pedro IV/born in Lisbon/abdicated in 1832 in favor of son Dom Pedro IIBrazil
1783-1830/defeated La Torre at Battle of Carabobo (1821) to win Venezuelan independence/1st Pres of Gran Colombia/Organic Decree/Letter from Jamaica/died of tuberculosisVenezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Bolivia
1778-1850/Argentine general/fought for Spain in Peninsular War/won Battles of San Lorenzo (1813), Chacabuco (1818), & Maipú (1818)/liberated Argentina, Chile, & Peru/died in FrancArgentina, Chile, Peru

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