Block 3 Spanish 1 Hannah Brewer Espana

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Native Civilizations in El Salvador most likely began

1500 B.C.

Spanish captin Pedro de Alvarado arrives, prepared 4 conquest but is defeated

1524

El Salvador declares independence from Spain

1821

All Central American countries also gained independence

Salvadorians elect a new assembly

1982

Power is peacefully transferred to a civilian president

Duarte wins the presidential election

1984

He becomes the 1st freely elected president in 50 yrs.

El Salvadors signing of the NYC Accord

1991

As a first step toward peace between the El Salvador gov. and the rebels

The 2 sides sign the Accords of Chapultepec in Mexico City

1992

This finalized the peace.

39 yr old Francisco Flores Perez is selected as President of El Salvador

1999

Becoming the youngest man to be elected to office

Mauricio Funes is elected President of El Salvador

2009

President Funes meets with U.S. President Barack Obama

2010

At the White House to discuss the two countries relationship