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Title: A mis conciudadanos
Creator: Alzate, Miguel A.
Publication Info: Medellín : Imprenta de Manuel Antonio Balcázar, December 11, 1840.
Physical Details: 24 3/10 x 20 cm

Historical Notes: The War of the Supremes (1839-1841) was a series of regional rebellions against the central government in Bogota. The first leader to rebel was José María Obando in Pasto. This war established the initial division between Liberals and Conservatives. Simón Bolívar's surviving supporters became the Ministerial/Conservative Party, while Francisco de Paula Santander's followers (the rebels) became the Liberal Party. Bushnell, David. The Making of Modern Colombia : A Nation in Spite of Itself. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1993.
Donor Notes: Captain Alzate protests his exlcusion from his native Sonsón in Antioquia, and defends his having joined the rebellion against the Bogotá regime. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Antioquia (Colombia : Department) -- History -- Revolution, 1840-1841
Insurgency -- Colombia
Colombia -- Antioquia (Department)

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B01022
Record Number: 379