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In 1852, Rosas was defeated in the Battle of Caseros by the Ejército Grande, an alliance between the provinces of Entre Ríos and Corrientes, the colored troops of Uruguay and others of Brazil. The alliance was led by federal antirrosista Justo José de Urquiza, governor of Entre Ríos, who assumed the provisional presidency. This period lasted until the sanction of...
The First Governing Board, officially the Provisional Governing Board of the Provinces of the Rio de la Plata in the name of the Lord Don Fernando VII, was the Governing Board that emerged on Friday, May 25, 1810 in Buenos Aires, capital of the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Silver, as a result of the triumph of the May...
From the beginning of the sixteenth century the Spanish Empire conquered approximately one third of the current Argentine territory, subjecting the native peoples who inhabited it. As throughout the continent the indigenous population suffered a great mortality that produced a demographic catastrophe, which is why the European conquerors introduced kidnapped slaves in sub-Saharan Africa. The fort Sancti Spiritu was the...
History The first population register of the territory currently controlled by Argentina goes back to the 12th or 13th millennium AP, according to the findings of Los Toldos and Piedra Museo.Among the original peoples, the hunters and gatherers inhabited Patagonia, the Pampa and the Chaco. The farmers settled in the northwest, Cuyo, the Sierras de Córdoba and later in Mesopotamia....
Argentina, is a sovereign country of South America, located in the extreme south and southeast of said subcontinent. It adopts the form of republican, democratic, representative and federal government. Argentina is organized as a decentralized federal State, integrated since 1994 by a national State and 24 self-governed states, also called "first order jurisdictions", which are 23 provinces and the Autonomous...
Theater The theater in Brazil has its origins in the period of Jesuit expansion, when the theater was used for the dissemination of Catholic doctrine in the sixteenth century. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the first dramatists who appeared on the scene of the European derivation were for courtly or private performances. During the nineteenth century, dramatic theater gained...
Kitchen Brazilian cuisine varies greatly depending on the region, reflecting the varied mix of indigenous and immigrant populations in the country. This has created a national cuisine marked by the preservation of regional differences. Examples are the feijoada, considered the national dish of the country; and regional foods such as beiju, feijão tropeiro, vatapá, moqueca, polenta (from Italian cuisine) and...
Music The music of Brazil was formed mainly from the fusion of European and African elements. Until the nineteenth century, Portugal was the gateway to most of the influences that built Brazilian music, although many of these elements were not of Portuguese origin, but in general European. The first was José Mauricio Nunes García, author of sacred pieces influenced by...
Language The official language of Brazil is Portuguese, which speaks almost the entire population and is practically the only language used in newspapers, radio, television and for commercial and administrative purposes. Brazil is the only Portuguese-speaking nation in the Americas, so the language is an important part of the Brazilian national identity and gives it a national culture different from...
Religion Religion in Brazil was formed from the meeting of the Catholic Church with the religious traditions of African peoples and indigenous slave peoples. This confluence of beliefs during the Portuguese colonization of Brazil led to the development of a wide range of syncretic practices within the umbrella of the Brazilian Catholic Church, characterized by traditional Portuguese festivities, and in...

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