Juana Azurduy de Padilla and the Bolivian War of Independence

This research project looks al an essential figure in the Bolivian War of Independence in the nineteenth century, Juana Azurduy de Padilla. The Bolivian war of independence lasted from 1809-1825. During this time, there were multiple colonists and the Spanish. Juan was very seldomly known or remembered for Bolivia's independence for a long time; there are many
reasons for this. One reason is because of her life after war. As you will later see, after Bolivia gained independence, Bolivia's new government did not respect her for her heroic deeds in battle or even give her what they promised her. This research looks and the life and legacy of Juana Azurduy de Padilla and why she was forgotten.
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Abstract/Description: This research project looks al an essential figure in the Bolivian War of Independence in the nineteenth century, Juana Azurduy de Padilla. The Bolivian war of independence lasted from 1809-1825. During this time, there were multiple colonists and the Spanish. Juan was very seldomly known or remembered for Bolivia's independence for a long time; there are many reasons for this. One reason is because of her life after war. As you will later see, after Bolivia gained independence, Bolivia's new government did not respect her for her heroic deeds in battle or even give her what they promised her. This research looks and the life and legacy of Juana Azurduy de Padilla and why she was forgotten.
Subject(s): Juana Azurduy de Padilla
Undergraduate Research
Bolivian War of Independence