Who invaded Argentina?

The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) was a ten-week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982 over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands and its territorial dependency, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

What is Argentina’s history?

The history of Argentina can be divided into four main parts: the pre-Columbian time or early history (up to the sixteenth century), the colonial period (1530–1810), the period of nation-building (1810–1880), and the history of modern Argentina (from around 1880).

How many natives were killed in Argentina?

Argentine troops killed more than 1,000 Mapuche, displaced over 15,000 more from their traditional lands and enslaved a portion of the remaining natives….

Conquest of the Desert
Argentina Mapuche and Tehuelche allies Mapuche tribes Ranqueles Tehuelches Pehuenches
Commanders and leaders

What tragic things happened in Argentina?

On September 6, 1930, Yrigoyen was deposed in a military coup led by General José Félix Uriburu. The Uriburu regime shut down Anarchist and Communist presses and made it difficult, if not impossible, for anarchists to spread their ideals.

Who first discovered Argentina?

1516: Spanish explorer, Juan Diaz de Solis became first European to reach Argentina discovering Rio de Plata.

Who colonized Argentina first?

Spain colonized Argentina in the 16th century; it declared its independence in 1816 and emerged as a democratic republic in the mid 19th century, but has since then periodically fallen under military rule.

What happened to the indigenous peoples of Argentina?

For decades, indigenous peoples in Argentina have been treated like second class citizens, subjected to violence, intimidation and discrimination with their human rights ignored. In recent months, their claims and demands have started to gain traction on the political and social agenda in Argentina.

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