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Mandi asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 8 years ago

Latin American Revolution?

Does anyone know when the Latin American Revolution started and ended?

Please give me any other information you have about this Revolution. It would be so incredibly helpful if you let me know that final outcome of the revolution... :D thankks.


I am supposed to do a history project on glorious revolution, american revolution, french revolution, and latin american revolution... help!!!

3 Answers

  • Cathy
    Lv 5
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer


    1876-1910 Dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz (Porfiriato)

    1910 Presidential Elections (Díaz wins)

    1910 Plan de San Luís Potosí – Mexican Revolution begins

    1911-1913 Francisco Madero President

    1913-1914 Victoriano Huerta Dictatorship

    1914, 1915-1920 Venustiano Carranza president

    1914-1919 Battles between Venustiano Carranza, Pancho Villa, and Emiliano Zapata

    1917 New Mexican Constitution

    1919 Zapata assassinated

    1920 Carranza assassinated

    1920-1924 Alvaro Obregón president

    1924-1928 Plutarco Elías Calles president

    1928 Obregón assassinated

    1929 Partido Nacional Revolucionario (PNR – National Revolutionary Party) formed

    1934-1940 Lázaro Cárdenas president

    1938 Partido Revolucionario Mexicano (PRM – Mexican Revolutionary Party) formed

    1938 Nationalization of Oil Companies – formation of PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos)

    2000 Vicente Fox (PAN Partido de Acción Nacional) wins elections

    2006 Felipe Calderón (PAN) wins very close election


    1932-1935 Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay

    1949 Movimiento Revolucionario Nacionalista (MNR-Nationalist Revolutionary Movement) attempts violent revolution

    1951 MNR wins presidential elections, military steps in to deny results

    1952 Revolution brings MNR’s Víctor Paz Estenssoro to power

    1953 Agrarian Reform Law decreed

    1956 Hernán Siles Zuazo (MNR) elected president

    1960 Paz Estenssoro elected for second term

    1964 Paz Estenssoro reelected; takes General René Barrientos as VP

    1964 Barrientos overthrows Paz Estenssoro; establishes military dictatorship

    1967-1968 Che Guevara starts guerrilla campaign, is captured & killed

    1968 Barrientos dies in helicopter accident

    1980 Siles Zuazo (UP – Unidad Popular – Popular Unity) ins presidential election, military steps in to deny results

    1982-1985 Siles Zuazo rules, calls elections early

    1985-1989 Paz Estenssoro (MNR) elected; reverses much of

    1952 Revolution

    1993-1997 Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada elected; decentralizes state

    2002-2003 Sánchez de Lozada reelected, flees country in 2003

    2005 Cocalero leader Evo Morales elected


    1898 Cuba gains independence from Spain through U.S. invasion

    1934-1959 Fulgencio Batista rules Cuba indirectly and then directly

    1953 Fidel Castro launches failed attack against Moncada barracks

    1956 Castro invades Cuba, sets up guerrilla movement

    1959 Castro takes over government

    1961 U.S. and Cuba break diplomatic relations

    1961 Bay of Pigs invasion fails

    1962 Cuban Missile Crisis

    1962-1967 Industrialization drive

    1970 “Year of 10 million ton sugar harvest”

    1975-1988 Cuban troops in Angola

    1978-1979 Marielito Boat Lift

    1989 Collapse of the Soviet Union

    1996 Helms-Burton Law enacted

    2006 Fidel Castro sick, brother Raúl takes over


    1822 Central America annexes itself to Mexican Empire

    1823 Central America declares independence and forms United Provinces of Central America

    1838 Central American Union dissolved

    1855-57 William Walker invades Nicaragua with Liberals, takes power

    1911-33 U.S. Marines help prop up Conservative Adolfo Díaz

    1932 Nicaraguan National Guard established under Gen. Anastasio Somoza

    1934 Somoza assassinates Liberal General Augusto César Sandino

    1937-56 Anastasio Somoza dictatorship

    1956-67 Luís Somoza dicatatorship

    1967-79 Anastasio Somaoza, Jr. dictatorship

    1979-90 Sandinista Rule under Daniel Ortega (FSLN)

    1990 Violeta Chamorro (UNO) beats Sandinistas in elections

    2006 Daniel Ortega (FSLN) reelected

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  • Harry
    Lv 6
    8 years ago

    The Latin American Wars of Independence were the various revolutions that took place during the late 18th and early 19th centuries and resulted in the creation of a number of independent countries in Latin America.

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  • Ranger
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Which country? They all have had revolutions, some Latin American countries have had several revolutions in the past 500 yrs.

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