Traditionally, speaking from the Spanish school perspective, this situation is alluded to by saying that due to the disconnection produced by the maritime blockade that Spain suffered during the Napoleonic wars, the colonies began to disassociate themselves from the metropolis. […] The spark that triggered the start of the independence race was the conflict that was experienced in the Iberian Peninsula at the beginning of the 19th century, but being fair the bomb was already loaded and ready to explode, it only needed a small spark.

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