The discovery of silver in the Andes Mountains provided Spain with supreme wealth.
Bolivia was named after Simon Bolivar, a Venezuelan freedom fighter who helped the country become free of Spanish rule. Bolivar also became Bolivia's new president.
The peace treaty concluded all war and land disputes between Bolivia and Peru.
War between Chile, Argentina and Bolivia, ending in Bolivia giving up more mineral-rich territory to Chile.
Chile, being a bigger country than Bolivia, took the mineral-rich coastal area of Bolivia. Bolivia lost a lot of potential money.
Bolivia lost one of their provinces called Acre, to Brazil.
Chile, Peru, and Bolivia sign the Tancna-Arica Area Treaty.
Bolivia lost territory to Paraguay after losing the Chaco War to them.
Peasants and miners overthrow the military. Victor Paz Estensorro returns from exile, becoming president, improves universal suffrage, land, and education.
21,000 miners lose their jobs during the collapse of the tin market.
More than 30 citizens were killed in violent protests against income taxes. The protesters didn't rest until the Bolivian government lowered taxes.