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Charts the foremost occasions and remarkable dates within the political histories of the international locations of the region.* Alphabetically indexed person nation chapters* Chronologically lists the key occasions of every state* Covers the industrial, social and cultural advancements that experience affected the political historical past of every nation
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The MNR also performed strongly at legislative elections. 19 April 1959: The far-left Falange Socialista Boliviana (FSB) unsuccessfully attempted to overthrow the Government. 5 June 1960: At a presidential election, Paz Estenssoro was elected to office with a large majority. 31 May 1964: Paz Estenssoro won 70% of the votes cast in a presidential election boycotted by all the opposition candidates, who had expressed discontent at the timing of the elections. 20 September 1964: Martial law was declared by the ruling authorities and former President Siles and a number of other prominent politicians were arrested after a plot to overthrow the Government was alleged.
2 August 1977: The indigenous Quechua and Ayrnará languages were designated official languages for the first time since the Spanish conquest. 9 July 1978: Presidential and legislative elections were held, but were subsequently annulled following allegations of fraud. 20–21 July 1978: The armed forces’ candidate for the presidency, Gen. Juan Pereda Asbún, led a military uprising, obliging Bánzer to concede defeat and resign his position. 24 November 1978: President Pereda was overthrown by a military coup d’état led by the Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Gen.
1750: Spain and Portugal concluded the Treaty of Madrid, which moved the ‘Tordesillas Line’ to the west to constitute the country’s present-day western borders. 1755: The chief minister of the King of Portugal, the Marquis de Pombal, introduced legislation prohibiting the enslavement of the indigenous tribes and declaring them to be Brazil 33 free citizens of the colony. The Marquis also sought to appoint Brazilian-born colonists to key administrative posts and enacted a number of economic reforms.
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