By Winthrop R. Wright
An exploration of even if old proof really help the preferred belief that Venezuelans have accomplished a racial democracy during which humans of all races stay loose from prejudice and discrimination.
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They, like the eastern and central llanero chiefs who preceded them, pressed the downtrodden, dark hued Venezuelan campesinos into service as cannon fodder—as did the Centralists. They died forgotten on the battlefields, or they eked out wretched lives as foot soldiers, unless they deserted.
31 Even Canary Islanders whose own ancestors had once shown no reluctance to marry pardos now shunned mixed marriages upon achieving some semblance of social wellbeing. Moreover, none of these movements met with success, and government officials moved quickly to crush them, with relative ease. Without leadership, the insurrection succumbed with little resistance to the militia forces sent to Coro to put down the revolt. 35 Minor revolts that occurred in 1796, 1798, and 1799 in Coro and Maracaibo nevertheless kept alive the elites' lingering fear that racial warfare might break out in areas of Venezuela with heavy concentrations of slaves and free blacks.
Subsequently, current textbooks continue to give these ideas wide circulation in the nation's secondary schools. They, like the eastern and central llanero chiefs who preceded them, pressed the downtrodden, dark hued Venezuelan campesinos into service as cannon fodder—as did the Centralists. They died forgotten on the battlefields, or they eked out wretched lives as foot soldiers, unless they deserted.