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Simon Bolivar signed the “War to the Death” decree on june 15, 1813. The document stated that all Spanish would die if they didn’t join the independence struggle, whereas those born in the colonies would be pardoned even if they had sided with the colonia
Simon Bolivar signed the “War to the Death” decree on june 15, 1813. The document stated that all Spanish would die if they didn’t join the independence struggle, whereas those born in the colonies would be pardoned even if they had sided with the colonial powers. (Archive)