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Independence Movements & Organizations of Indigenous Peoples - Chapter Summary
The independence movements and organizations of indigenous peoples are clearly covered by our experienced instructors in this chapter. You'll be able to study the significance of Agustin de Iturbide, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation and the Chiapas conflict. To keep track of your progress or contact an instructor with your questions, take a look at the helpful Dashboard. You can use the short quiz after each lesson as a great way to test yourself before an exam. We've created this chapter to help you achieve the following goals:
- Explain Agustin de Iturbide's biography
- Explore the history of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation and the aftermath of the 1994 Zapatista uprising
- Detail the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
- Discuss the importance of the Canadian Assembly of First Nations
- Outline the purpose of the Native Women's Association of Canada
- Explain Magonism and the work of Ricardo Flores Magon
- Describe the history of the National Congress of American Indians
- Identify the structure of the National Indian Youth Council
- Provide the purpose of the Native American Rights Fund
1. Agustin de Iturbide: Biography & Significance
Mexican independence did not go quite as planned, and at the center of this was a man named Agustin de Iturbide. In this lesson, we'll get to know this controversial figure and see how he impacted Mexican history.
2. Zapatista Army of National Liberation: Creation & History
The Zapatistas are one of Latin America's most provocative revolutionary movements. This lesson explores the origins, political philosophy, evolution, and impact of the Zapatista movement.
3. Chiapas Conflict: 1994 Zapatistia Uprising & Aftermath
In this lesson, we will explore the 1994 Chiapas conflict. We will cover the initial uprising, as well as, the effects the uprising has continued to have on Mexico, and the Chiapas region through the present day.
4. What is the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights?
There are many large organizations throughout the world that protect human rights. Explore the functions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
5. What is the Inter-American Court of Human Rights?
Human rights are guaranteed to so many people across the world. Explore how the Inter-American Court of Human Rights functions, the history behind its creation, and the criticisms that still face the Court today.
6. What is the Assembly of First Nations in Canada?
How do Canadian First Nations citizens ensure that their political voices are heard? In this lesson, we'll explore this question and look at the history and organization of Canada's Assembly of First Nations.
7. What is the Native Women's Association of Canada?
Different groups of people are impacted differently by the same policies. In this lesson, we'll see how the Native Women's Association of Canada works to protect the rights and lives of one important group of Canadians.
8. Ricardo Flores Magon: Magonism, Biography & Quotes
Ricardo Flores Magon was a Mexican intellectual who promoted anarchy in the early twentieth century. His ideas were a catalyst for the Mexican Revolution.
9. National Congress of American Indians: Definition & History
There are hundreds of tribal governments in the USA, so how can they all ensure their voices are heard? In this lesson, we'll look at the role of the National Congress of American Indians and their role in unifying and amplifying American Indians' political voices.
10. National Indian Youth Council: History & Organization
Native Americans have a long and challenging history regarding the recognition and protection of their rights. Explore the history and the purpose of the National Indian Youth Council, an organization founded by and run by American Indians.
11. Native American Rights Fund: Definition & History
Special advocacy groups in the USA can be very important in helping underrepresented people maintain their legal rights. In this lesson, we'll explore one of these and see how the Native American Rights Fund works.
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