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Cartagena Manifesto

The Cartagena Manifesto was written in 1812 by Simon Bolivar during the Colombian and Venezuelan War of Independence, after the fall of the First Republic, explaining with great detail and precision the causes of this loss. It was written in Cartagena de Indias, on 15 December 1812. It is said to be the first of Bolivar's great documents.

The political, economic, social, and natural causes mentioned by Bolivar include:

The use of the federal system, which Bolivar considered weak for the time

Bad administration of the public incomes

The earthquake of Caracas of 1812

The impossibility of establishing a permanent army

The opposing influence of the Catholic Church

External links

Manifiesto de Cartagena - Monografias.com

Manifiesto de Cartagena - Analitica.com

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