Social: Theinternal correpondieron, first, social inequality, the natives felt relegated to the background by the Spaniards, and were those who led the revolution, the mestizos were not taken into account becausethe vast majority were result of illegitimate relations, indigenous, protected by the laws of India, wanted to free themselves from this tutelage, the castes were in worse conditions than their ownstate natual and general discontent was unanimous. Spain was no longer unitary nation's morality and customs, as the Bourbons had been a strange political behavior.
Economics: Spain had alwaysregarded America as part of herself, and therefore had made up a system of monopolies, tobacco and barriers that tended to impede free trade. The taxes were very high and Spain was in decline.External Causes
A) Ideas of the encyclopedic and economists: the eighteenth century, Europe began to spread the ideas of the Physiocrats Encyclopedists and, with the first spoke of new politicalsystems with popular sovereignty, freedom, equality, tolerance of these were cases of Montesquieu, Voltaire and Rousseau, who no longer accept the divine right of kings and wanted the separation ofpowers. The Physiocrats argued freedom of trade and industry, asking to be removed customs barriers for goods to flow freely without state intervention.
B) Other external causes. The IndustrialRevolution had triumphed in England in the late seventeenth century the system imposed on the traditional driver and creating also a new social class that was the capitalist bourgeoisie, which had toface the problems of the proletariat. The industrial powers were competing for markets, to fight for the supply of raw materials.
C) Independence of the United States in 1776. This was another...