Category: South America
Pages with category: South America
South America 1864
Outbreak of the Paraguayan War
In 1864 Brazil intervened in Uruguay in...
South America 1865
When its war with Brazil began in December...
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 1869
Fall of Asunción
In late 1867 Brazilian and Argentine forces...
South America 1870
Victory of the Triple Alliance
After the Brazilian capture of Asunción in...
South America 1874
Argentine Civil Wars
The reunification of Argentina in 1861 did not...
South America 1876
Truncation of Paraguay
Following its defeat by Brazil and Argentina...
South America 1879
Conquest of the Desert
Through much of the 19th century, the...
South America 1880
War of the Pacific
In February 1879 Chile had seized Antofagasta...
South America 1881
Partition of Patagonia
When the War of the Pacific broke out in 1879,...
South America 1883
End of the War of the Pacific
By 1883, Chile was the clear victor in the War...
South America 1885
In April 1885 the United States occupied the...
South America 1887
When gold was discovered in the Guianas in the...
South America 1889
Proclamation of the Republic of Brazil
On 15 November 1889, rebelling troops under...