Block:1 Spanish:1 Tara Chance Peru

Main

First Cities

2800 B.C

The 1st cities in the americas were built in the region on the coast of Peru.

Inca Empire

1500 A.D

Empire of inca people reached its greatest point.

Pizzaro Explores Peru

1526 - 1528

Spanish conquistador Fransisco Pizzaro explores Peru's coastal regions.

Establishes A Capital

1542

Spain esablishes viceroyalty of Peru, as Lima as it's capital.

Battle of Sangarara

1780

The Battle of Sangarara Indigenous rebels led by Túpac Amaru II soundly defeated a numerically inferior Spanish force while they attended church.

Independence

1821

Jose De San Martin declared Peru independent from Spain.

A.P.R.A

1924

The revolutionary A.P.R.A political party was founded.

President

1948

A military coup installed General Manuel A. Odría as President of Peru.

Constitution

1993

Peru adopted a new constitution.

Cenepa War

1995

The Cenepa War war broke out