A South American Republic: The Formation of Modern Colombia

Thursday, February 10, 2022

José María Vargas Vila circa 1890

Read before class:

  • Colombia: National Anthem (CP 76)
  • Colombian Constitution of 1886 (selections) (CP 77-85)
  • Soledad Acosta de Samper, “A Girl’s View of War in the Capital,” (Colombia Reader, 331-38)
  • Jose Maria Vargas Vila, Facing the Barbarians: The Yanqui, Behold the Enemy (Colombia Reader 551-55)
  • Jose Maria Quijano Wallis, “Let This Be Our Last War” (Colombia Reader 339-42)