Brazil

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Communities develop in the Amazon region

9000 BC

This is important because because it shows when the communities got there

Portuguese explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral lands in Brazil and claims it.

1500 AD

This is important because it shows who claimed the land.

Portuguese wre the first European settlers to arrive

1500

This is important because they were the fist people that founded the country.

French take over Rio de Janeiro

1555

This is important because that the French was after the country also.

Portugal regains control

1557

This is important because it shows that they won it back.

Gold was discovered

1695

This is important because this was the first time they discovered gold.

Brazil gains independence

1822

This is important because Brazil just gained independence.

Slavery is abolished in Brazil

1888

This is important because Brazil just got slavery

Military forsec Emperor Pedro 2 to give up his throne and became rebulic

1889

This is importan because they became republic.

Southeastern Brazil becomes a coffee growing center

1890

The most important crop

98 foot statue of Christ the Redeemer was built

1931

This is important because one of the first statues made.

Brasilia is chosen to replace Rio de Janeiro as Brazil's capital.

1960

This is important because they switched the capital

Military coup in Brazil led by General Humberto Castello Branco

1964

This is important because he was a General meeting with the military.

100+ world leaders meet in Rio de Janeiro for an nternational Earth Summit

1992

This is important because this was the first meeting ever

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is reelcted

2006

This is important because he was the first to be reelected.

Dilma Rousseff is elected Brazil's first wman president.

2010

This is important because she was the first woman president.