Editors. "Battle of Junin: Simon Bolivar defeats Spanish forces". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Battle of Junin: Simon Bolivar defeats Spanish forces (42 words)
Historical Context Note
At the Battle of Junin in Peru, Simon Bolivar defeats the Spanish American Royalist forces. This victory lifts the morale of the independence fighters, and as their first military victory in Peru, marks an important step on their campaign to national independence.17854 Battle of Junin: Simon Bolivar defeats Spanish forces 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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