Block 1 Spanish 1 Ny'Tiqua Cobia Venezuela

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First Venezuelans

13,000 BC - 6,000 BC

The first Venezuelans lived in the region between 13,00 BC snand 6,00 BC

Venezuelans frist sighted

1498

Christopher Columbus first sighted Venezuelans durning his third Voyage of the New World.

Venezuela Emipire

1783 - 1830

Bolivar was a key figure in Venezuela's history ; he led revolts aganist the spanish in South America during 19th century

Period Of Venezulas

1811

On December 21 1811 , the period of Venezuals first republican begins after its consitution is rafted.

Control of the Country

1870

in 1870 Antinio guzman Blanco gains control of the country under his despotic rule the public debt is reduced , the building of Rail Roads begun and communicatons improved with new telegraph stations.

Anti-Chavez

2002

12 are killed in anit - Chavez protests ,Chavez is arrested by the military but reinstated two days later a national strike cripples the nations ecomony

Reelected President

2005

Chaves is reelected to a third term as preseident.

Rejected

2007

Voters reject Chavez proposed changes to the consitution

Expels the US

2008

Chaves expels the US Ambassador to Venezuela ,

Military Hardware

2009

In April Chavez gov't announce that it intends to purchase $5 billion worth of military hardware from Russia