Modern Latin America

Main

Columbus's Discovery of New World

1492

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Brazil

Vargas Dictatorship

1930 - 1945

Estado Novo

1937 - 1945

Mexico

Porfiriato

1876 - 1911

Mexican Revolution

1910 - 1917

Argentina

Peron Presidency

1946 - 1955

Chile

Allende's Presidency

1970 - 1973

Pinochet Dictatorship

1973 - 1988

El Salvador

Salvadoran Civil War

1979 - 1992

El Mozote Massacre

December 1981

Nicaragua

Overthrow of Somoza Regime

1979

Contra War

1981 - 1989

Cuba

Revolution of 1933

1933

Batista Dictatorship

1952 - 1959

Moncada Barracks Attack

1953

Cuban Revolution

1959