Argentina is the second largest country in South America; the population is near 37 million people. The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires. Argentina is a third world nation, which consists of countries on Asia, South America and Africa’s continents. The Argentinean area was subject to Spanish neo colonization; being used as a means of economic trade, and also for their natural resources, to benefit Spain and later England.
Before the colonization of Argentina by the Spanish, the inhabitants of the area were nomadic Native Americans, whose population rounded 300,000. Their primary activities were hunting and fishing. When the Spanish found South America and the area that was inhabited by these Native Americans the colonialists destroyed many of the native’s indigenous life by warfare and colonial pressure. The pressure consisted of the natives being pushed off their land to far reaches of South America areas the natives were not able to survive in.
Amerigo Vespucci, of Spain, first discovered the
The Spanish took advantage of the economically strategic location of the east coast port and also the robust amount of cattle that roamed the area. The native"tms were able to hold off the Spanish settlers with numerous attacks Eventually Spain colonized the area of which is present-day Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and southern Bolivia and established a permanent colony in Buenos Aires in 1580. Rosas was ousted in 1852; in1861 the leader Caudillo exiled writer Bartolome Mitre, which brought about the secession of Buenos Aires Province, governing until 1868. area in 1502; he had discovered the land while searching for a southwest route to the Orient. European immigrants made Argentina one of the world's top grain producers and Britain became the prime consumer of the country's products, also funding new railroads and industries. Many that came to the area sought after the abundance of silver that was available. With the inhabits of Europeans in the Argentinean area have given them economic, educational and industrial advances to help them prosper in the changing world markets. Rosas exiled many intellectuals, unwittingly inspiring many of the period's finest literary works. However, Uruguay and Paraguay eventually went their own ways, causing civil war between unificationists and federalists for the next 20 years, until Gen. Juan Manuel de Rosas established his dictatorship in 1835. Even though the country wasn"tmt under direct rule by any governing European (mother) nation neocolonialism was present with the idea that Argentina would have military backing by the English and also have the economic connection providing the mother country with raw materials and cheap labor. The city reaped even greater wealth and prestige, but aspirations toward a Greater Argentina dissipated with the British attack on and seizure of Buenos Aires in 1806. Julio Roca became president in 1880 and his conquest of the indigenous peoples opened up colonization in the south and southwest for the first time--cultivating an agricultural transformation.