Which of the following is not a reason why Latin American economies were damaged immediately after the wars for independence? a. Thousands of people died during the wars. b. Factories, mines, and fields were destroyed in battles. c. Other countries hesitated to invest in corrupt governments. d. Spanish citizens took their money with them when they fled.
The correct answer is letter C. Other countries hesitated to invest in corrupt governments. The Latin American Wars of Independence were the revolutions that took place during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The after effect brings creation of a number of independent countries in Latin America.