Paraguay

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People first arrive in Paraguay

7000 B.C. - 6000 B.C.

they are found

Potuguese explorer Alejo Garcia visits Paraguay

1525

becuase they were found

Spain lays claim to Paraguay

1535

they are not independent

Paraguay gains independence from spain

1811

because they get to have their own government

Franciso Solano Lopez became Paraguay's dictator

1862

because he is a dictator

The War of the Triple Alliance begins

1865

they go to war

Francisco Lopez is killed, ending the War of the Triple Alliance

1870

Paraguay won territory in west from Bolivia during Chaco War

1932 - 1935

Paraguay gains more land

Juan Carlos Wasmosy won presidential elections

1993

They get new president

Cecilia Cubas, daughter of former president Raul Cubas, kidnapped, murdered

2004

Someone was killed

Cecilia Cubas’ body found

2005

It is a fact that she was murderd

15 people, sentenced for kidnapping, murder of Cecilia Cubas

2006

They are no longer running around