Block 3 Spanish 1 Kneshe Chile

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Conquest

1540

Pedro de valdiva resumes spanish efforts to conquer chile

Alliance

1817

O'Higgins joining forces with Jose de San Martin crosses the Andes into chile and defeats the royalist at tge Battle of Chacabucoi

Election

1970

By a slim margin, voters elect Dr.Salvador Allende, a socialist intellectual who believes that workers should control production of goods & services

Constitution

1980

New Constitution is approved by a plebiscite and general pinochet becomes president of the republic for an 8-year term

Election

1988

In another prebiscite, chileans vote for election to choose a new president and the majority of members of a two-chamber congress. Pinochet is turned out

Court

2001

An appeals court in Chile rules augusto pinochet, under house arrest since December 2000 mentally unfit to be tried for killings committed under his regime

Convention

2002

Santiago hosts the united nations convention on trade in endagered species

Trade

2004

Chile signs a trade agreement with the United States

Eruption

2008

Chatien volcano erupts for the 1st time in 9,400 years

Earthquake

2010

On February 27, a powerful 8.8 magnitude earthquake rocks chile