Pages with category: Ecuador
North America 1832
Trail of Tears
In 1830, there were still five large American...
South America 1866
Chincha Islands War
In 1864 Spain occupied Peru’s Chincha...
South America 1867
Invasion of Paraguay
In early 1866 the Triple Alliance of Brazil,...
South America 1880
War of the Pacific
In February 1879 Chile had seized Antofagasta...
South America 1908
Rio Branco's Treaties
The scramble for resources, especially rubber,...
South America 1914
Opening of the Panama Canal
After ten years construction, the Panama Canal...
South America 1922
In 1922, Colombia and Peru signed the...
South America 1941
In July 1941, while the eyes of the world were...
South America 1942
Brazil enters World War II
On 7 December 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor,...
North America 1944
America in World War II
Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor,...
South America 1945
South America in World War II
Brazil was the only South American country to...
South America 1948
Following the end of World War II, suspicion...
North America 1949
North Atlantic Treaty
World War II left the United States and the...
South America 1962
Cold War reaches Latin America
Less than a month after the signing of the Rio...
South America 1982
In 1982, partially to mobilize patriotic...