Block 4 Spanish 2 Irving Cruz- Colombia

Main

Chibcha Indian Tribe

500 B.C

Settles in the Central Highlands of Colombia

Vice Royalty

1717

Spain creates the Vice Royalty of New Granada, which present day Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Panama

Rebellion

July 20, 1810

Citizens in Bogarta rebel against Spanish rule, proclaiming an official Act of Independence

Constitution

1886

New Constitution establishes the Republic of Colombia

War

1899 - 1903

War of a Thousand Days

Withdraw

1903

Panama withdraws from Gran Colombia

La Violencia

1948 - 1958

Beginning of La Violencia, a Civil War that resulted in the death of about 200,000

Oppose Policies

1960 - 1970

Guerrilla groups organize to oppose policies of the government

New Constitution

July 5, 1991

New National Constituition becomes valid

Peace

2004

Peace talks place between the Congress of Colombia and the AUC