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Colonial vs Independence  
   

Colonial vs Independence

The oblisco was erected to honour the two Spanish sailors (conquerers) who landed here. The Independence street was created to celebrate freedom from Spanish rule. Protesters tried to stop the construction of oblisque
History Tour of Buenos Aires

March 12th 2009
I´m at an Internet Cafe with very slow computers. I will start this blog and finish it a few days later when I can upload pictures. ... read more
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Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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