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The 19th century in Spain: Crisis of the Old Regime and independence of the colonies

Introduction

This course covers the crisis of the Old Regime in Spain, including the decline of the Spanish Empire, the influence of Enlightenment ideas, the Napoleonic invasion, the Spanish War of Independence, the reign of Fernando VII, the independence of the Spanish colonies in America, and the impact of the Constitution of 1812.

What you will learn

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the 19th century in Spain, including the political, social, and economic factors that led to the crisis of the Old Regime and the independence of the Spanish colonies, and develop critical thinking and analytical skills in evaluating historical events and their impact on society.

Course program

The Crisis of the Old Regime in Spain
The Napoleonic Invasion and the Spanish War of Independence
The Reign of Fernando VII and Succession Conflicts
The Independence of the Spanish Colonies in America
The Spanish Legacy in America
The Cortes of Cádiz and the Constitution of 1812