Argentina History - From the Colonial Age to Independence

Argentina History – From the Colonial Age to Independence

From the northern border to the far south, pre-Columbian Argentina was inhabited by nomadic tribes of Indians of different cultures, who lived autonomously and separately in groups with demographic density differing from region and region. Many tribes were at a stage of civilization corresponding to the European Neolithic; only the northwestern edges of the country’s […]

Peru in Twentieth Century

Peru in Twentieth Century

The first third of the century was marked by President Augusto B. Leguía(1908-12, 1919-30), who practically ruled as dictator for much of his tenure. He promoted the country’s economic development in the interests of the ruling oligarchy. In 1924 Victor Raul Haya de la Torre founded a new political party, the Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana […]