Controversies about the discovery of Brazil
The history of Brazil starts with indigenous people in Brazil. Europeans arrived in Brazil at the opening of the 16th century.The first European to colonize Brazil was Pedro Álvares Cabral on April 22...
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Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
Indigenous peoples in Brazil
Indigenous peoples in Brazil (Portuguese: povos indígenas no Brasil), or Native Brazilians (Portuguese: nativos brasileiros), comprise a large number of distinct ethnic groups who inhabited wh...
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Colonial Brazil
Colonial Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil Colônia) comprises the period from 1500, with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1815, when Brazil was elevated to a kingdom alongside Portugal as the United King...
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Slavery in Brazil
Slavery in Brazil began long before the first Portuguese settlement was established in 1532, as members of one tribe would enslave captured members of another.Later, colonists were heavily dependent o...
Slavery in Brazil - Wikipedia
Brazilian Declaration of Independence
The Independence of Brazil comprised a series of political events that occurred in 1821–1824, most of which involved disputes between Brazil and Portugal regarding the call for independence present...
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Empire of Brazil
The Empire of Brazil was a 19th-century state that broadly comprised the territories which form modern Brazil and Uruguay. Its government was a representative parliamentary constitutional ...
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República Velha
The First Brazilian Republic or República Velha ([ʁeˈpublikɐ ˈvɛʎɐ], Old Republic) is the period of Brazilian history from 1889 to 1930. The República Velha ended in 1930 with a military coup that ins...
Coronelismo
Coronelismo ([kɔɾonɛˈliʒmu]) was the system of machine politics in Brazil under the Old Republic (1889-1930). Known also as the "rule of the coronels", the term referred to the classic boss system und...
History of Brazil (1930-1945)
The Vargas Era (Era Vargas) is the period in the history of Brazil between 1930 and 1945, when the country was under the leadership of Getúlio Dornelles Vargas.The Brazilian Revolution of 1930 that ma...
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History of Brazil (1945-1964)
The period between 1946 and 1964 in Brazilian history is known as the Second Republic (or, in Brazil, as the "Republic of 46"). It was marked by political instability.In 1945, President Getúlio Vargas...
1964 Brazilian coup d'état
The 1964 Brazilian coup d'état (Portuguese: Golpe de estado no Brasil em 1964 or, more colloquially, Golpe de 64) names a series of events in Brazil that commenced on March 31, 1964, and culminate...
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History of Brazil (1964-1985)
The Brazilian military government was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from March 31, 1964 to March 15, 1985. It began with the 1964 coup d'état led by the Armed Forces agains...
History of Brazil (1964-1985) - Wikipedia
History of Brazil (1985-present)
The period of Brazilian history since 1985 corresponds to the contemporary epoch in the history of Brazil, since the end of the military regime that had ruled the country from 1964 until 1985 and the ...
History of Brazil (1985-present) - Wikipedia
Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
Jesuit Reductions
A Jesuit reduction was a type of settlement for indigenous people in South America created by the Jesuit Order during the 17th and 18th centuries. The strategy of the Spanish Empire was to gather nati...
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Brazilian Expeditionary Force
The Brazilian Expeditionary Force or BEF (Portuguese: Força Expedicionária Brasileira; FEB) was an expeditionary force of about 25,700 men and women arranged by the army and air force to fight alo...
Brazilian Expeditionary Force - Wikipedia
Foreign relations of Brazil
The Ministry of External Relations is responsible for managing the foreign relations of Brazil. Brazil is a significant political and economic power in Latin America and a key player on the world stag...
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Brazil during World War I
Brazil, during World War I (1914-1918), initially adopted a neutral position, in accordance with the Hague Convention, in an attempt to maintain the markets for its export products, mainly coffee, lat...
Brazil during World War I - Wikipedia
Inconfidência Mineira
Inconfidência Mineira ([ĩkõfiˈdẽsiɐ miˈnejɾɐ]; "Minas Gerais Conspiracy") was an unsuccessful Brazilian separatist movement in 1789. It was the result of a confluence of external and internal causes i...
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South American dreadnought race
A naval arms race among Argentina, Brazil and Chile—the most powerful and wealthy countries in South America—began in the early twentieth century when the Brazilian government ordered three "dreadnoug...
South American dreadnought race - Wikipedia
Transfer of the Portuguese Court to Brazil
The transfer of the Portuguese Court to Brazil refers to the escape of the queen Maria I of Portugal, Braganza royal family and its court of nearly 15,000 people from Lisbon on November 29, 1807. The ...
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Quilombo
A quilombo ([kiˈlõbu]; from the Kimbundu word kilombo) is a Brazilian hinterland settlement founded by people of African origin including the Quilombolas, or Maroons. Most of the inhabitants of quil...
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