Although Chile "declared" independence in 1810, it was not recognized by spain until 1840. The Patria Vieja, 1810–1814; the Reconquista, 1814–1817; and the Patria Nueva, 1817-1823 were the three major stages of the revolution. Independence did not have unanimous support among Chileans, who were divided between independentists and royalists. What started as an political movement ,ended as a full-fledged civil war.
In 1811 Venezuela declared independence from Spain. Over the next ten years, Simon Bolivar led the battle against Spanish rule. In 1830 Venezuela finally got independence from Spain after years of trying.
Peru's independence movement was set forth by a rebellion of Spanish-American landowners, led by two persuasive and great leaders; Jóse de san Martín of Argentina and Simón Bolívar of Venezuela. San Martín decreed the independence of Peru in Lima on July 28th 1821 in Lima. This was recognized by spain in 1824.
The Brazilian Independence comprised a series of political events occurred in 1821–1823, most of which involved disputes between Brazil and Portugal. In 1822 Prince Pedro of Portugal declared Brazil independent with him as the emperor.
Napoleon's conquest of Span triggered the independence movement in Mexico. Miguel Hidalgo, a creole priest, made the first public call for Mexico to become independent. Eventually Agustin de Iturbide created a proposal that united all of the people. In 1821 gained independence from Spain and named Iturbide the emperor of Mexico
Toussaint L'Ouverture, who was a former enslaved African became the leader of slaves and mulattoes, and began a revolt against the French. Even after L'Ouverture was tricked by the French and was sent to prison, the revolutionaries of Saint Domingue declared their independence from France in 1804.
During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) was one of the most influential wars of all time. The number of battles it took for America to gain independence were countless.