Hispanic America

Spanish AmericaSpanish AmericanAmericaHispanicSpanish-speaking countriesAmericasHispanic-AmericanLatin AmericaLatin AmericanSpain's American colonies
Hispanic America (Spanish: Hispanoamérica, or América hispana), also known as Spanish America (Spanish: América española), is the region comprising the Spanish-speaking nations in the Americas.wikipedia
566 Related Articles

Hispanophone

Spanish-speakingSpanish-speaking worldSpanish-speaking countries
Hispanic America (Spanish: Hispanoamérica, or América hispana), also known as Spanish America (Spanish: América española), is the region comprising the Spanish-speaking nations in the Americas.
In addition to the general definition of Hispanophone, some groups in the Hispanic world make a distinction between Castilian-speaking and Spanish-speaking, with the former term denoting the speakers of the Spanish language—also known as Castilian—and the latter the speakers of the Spanish or Hispanic languages (i.e. the languages of Spain or the languages of the Hispanic nations).

Spanish language

SpanishSpanish-languageCastilian
Hispanic America (Spanish: Hispanoamérica, or América hispana), also known as Spanish America (Spanish: América española), is the region comprising the Spanish-speaking nations in the Americas. In all of these countries, Spanish is the main language, sometimes sharing official status with one or more indigenous languages (such as Guaraní, Quechua, Aymara, or Mayan), or English (in Puerto Rico).
Spanish is the official or national language in Spain, Equatorial Guinea, and 19 countries in the Americas.

Latin America

Latin AmericanLatinLatin-American
Hispanic America also contrasts with Latin America, which includes not only Hispanic America, but also Brazil, as well as the former French colonies in the Western Hemisphere (areas that are now in either the United States of America or Canada are usually excluded).
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.

Spanish American wars of independence

wars of independenceindependenceSouth America's successful struggle for independence
Napoleon's takeover of Spain in 1808 and the consequent chaos initiated the dismemberment of the Spanish Empire, as the Hispanic American territories began their struggle for emancipation.
The Spanish American wars of independence were the numerous wars against Spanish rule in Spanish America with the aim of political independence that took place during the early 19th century, after the French invasion of Spain during Europe's Napoleonic Wars (a revolutionary wave).

Spain

🇪🇸SpanishESP
These countries have significant commonalities with each other and with Spain, its former [[Spanish Empire#The Empire On Which The Sun Never Sets: The Golden Age (1521–1643)|European metropole]].
Spain has maintained its special relations with Hispanic America and the Philippines.

Lima metropolitan area

Lima12,140,000Lima Metropolitana Area
The city of Callao has also been highly important, as for hundreds of years it was the only port in all of the Viceroyalty of Peru (all of Spanish South America at the time) allowed to ship anything to the rest of the world.

Spanish Empire

SpanishSpainSpanish Crown
These countries have significant commonalities with each other and with Spain, its former [[Spanish Empire#The Empire On Which The Sun Never Sets: The Golden Age (1521–1643)|European metropole]].
The treaty also granted the British the exclusive right to slave trading in Spanish America for thirty years, the asiento, as well as licensed voyages to ports in Spanish colonial dominions, openings, for both licit and illicit trade.

Napoleon

Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon INapoleonic
Napoleon's takeover of Spain in 1808 and the consequent chaos initiated the dismemberment of the Spanish Empire, as the Hispanic American territories began their struggle for emancipation.
In Spanish America many local elites formed juntas and set up mechanisms to rule in the name of Ferdinand VII of Spain, whom they considered the legitimate Spanish monarch.

Córdoba, Argentina

CórdobaCordobaCórdoba City
The National University of Córdoba is the oldest university of the country and the seventh to be inaugurated in Spanish America.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican🇵🇷PR
By 1830, the only remaining Spanish American and Asian territories were the Philippine archipelago and the islands of Cuba and Puerto Rico, until the 1898 Spanish–American War.
As is the case with state governments, regardless, it has established several trade agreements with other nations, particularly with Hispanic American countries such as Colombia and Panamá.

Dominican Republic

🇩🇴DominicanDOM
Due to cultural syncretism, the culture and customs of the Dominican people have a European cultural basis, influenced by both African and native Taíno elements, although endogenous elements have emerged within Dominican culture; culturally the Dominican Republic is among the most-European countries in Spanish America, alongside Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay.

Ibero-America

Ibero-AmericanSpanish AmericaIberoamerican
Hispanic America is sometimes grouped together with Brazil under the term "Ibero-America", meaning those countries in the Americas with cultural roots in the Iberian Peninsula.
Hispanic America

Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Santa CruzSanta Cruz, BoliviaMineros, Santa Cruz
The revolutionaries, as it was the case with most of the revolts in Spanish America, remained loyal to the King of Spain, while repudiating the colonial authorities until after the end of the Peninsular War.

Peninsular War

PeninsulaWar of IndependenceSpain
Napoleon's takeover of Spain in 1808 and the consequent chaos initiated the dismemberment of the Spanish Empire, as the Hispanic American territories began their struggle for emancipation.
The experience in self-government led the later Libertadores (Liberators) to promote the independence of the Spain's American colonies.

Americas

Americathe AmericasAmerican
Hispanic America (Spanish: Hispanoamérica, or América hispana), also known as Spanish America (Spanish: América española), is the region comprising the Spanish-speaking nations in the Americas.

Guarani language

GuaraníGuaraniParaguayan Guaraní
In all of these countries, Spanish is the main language, sometimes sharing official status with one or more indigenous languages (such as Guaraní, Quechua, Aymara, or Mayan), or English (in Puerto Rico).

Aymara language

AymaraAymaráAimara
In all of these countries, Spanish is the main language, sometimes sharing official status with one or more indigenous languages (such as Guaraní, Quechua, Aymara, or Mayan), or English (in Puerto Rico).

Mayan languages

MayanMayaMayan language
In all of these countries, Spanish is the main language, sometimes sharing official status with one or more indigenous languages (such as Guaraní, Quechua, Aymara, or Mayan), or English (in Puerto Rico).

English language

EnglishEnglish-languageen
In all of these countries, Spanish is the main language, sometimes sharing official status with one or more indigenous languages (such as Guaraní, Quechua, Aymara, or Mayan), or English (in Puerto Rico).

Catholic Church

CatholicRoman CatholicRoman Catholicism
Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion.

Brazil

🇧🇷BRABrazilian
Hispanic America is sometimes grouped together with Brazil under the term "Ibero-America", meaning those countries in the Americas with cultural roots in the Iberian Peninsula.

French colonization of the Americas

FrenchFrench colonistsFrench colony
Hispanic America also contrasts with Latin America, which includes not only Hispanic America, but also Brazil, as well as the former French colonies in the Western Hemisphere (areas that are now in either the United States of America or Canada are usually excluded).

United States

American🇺🇸U.S.
Hispanic America also contrasts with Latin America, which includes not only Hispanic America, but also Brazil, as well as the former French colonies in the Western Hemisphere (areas that are now in either the United States of America or Canada are usually excluded).

Canada

🇨🇦CanadianCAN
Hispanic America also contrasts with Latin America, which includes not only Hispanic America, but also Brazil, as well as the former French colonies in the Western Hemisphere (areas that are now in either the United States of America or Canada are usually excluded).

Spanish colonization of the Americas

SpanishSpanish conquestSpanish colonization
The Spanish conquest of the Americas began in 1492, and ultimately was part of a larger historical process of world discovery, through which various European powers incorporated a considerable amount of territory and peoples in the Americas, Asia, and Africa between the 15th and 20th centuries.