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Constitution

1830 - 1831

Uruguay's constitution was approved.

President

1944 - 1946

Jorge Battle was elected president in 1944 and served for two years.

President

1968 - 1969

Jose Mujica takes office as president.

War

1984 - 1985

Civil war between Blancos and whites.

Protest

1988 - 1989

Violent protest against repression and deteriorating economic conditions.

Oil

1998 - 1999

Voters reject plans to open up state oil monoply.

Marijuana

2001 - 2002

Government begins constultations on decriminalizing Marijuana.

Abbortion

2002 - 2003

Senate rejects bill that would have legalized abbortion.

Loans

2003 - 2004

World bank approves loans for over $250 million.

Debt

2004 - 2005

They paid off there million dollar debt.