Independent-city sentence example
- But the first "constitution" of the commune of Bologna dates from about 1123, and at that time we find it a free and independent city.
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Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811), a Mexican revolutionary priest, is considered the foremost patriot of Mexican independence. He led a revolt against Spanish rule that inaugurated a series of military and political episodes culminating in the achievement of Mexican independence in 1821.
The patriot José Gervasio Artigas (1764-1850) is of ten referred to as the father of Uruguayan independence. While such a title is somewhat misleading, certainly Artigas is unchallenged as the greatest hero of Uruguay.