- List of conflicts in South America
Pizarrocaptures and ransoms the Incan ruler Atahualpaat Cajamarcastarting the Spanish conquest of Peru.
*1557-1575: French-Portuguese conflict over
France Antarctique, a French colony in Rio de Janeiro.
Thomas Cavendish, a British corsair, occupied Santos
*16th c.- 19th c.:
War of Arauco.
*1612-1615: French invasion of
*1621-1654: Dutch occupation of Northeast Brazil, or the thirty-years war in Brazil.
*1680-1750: Spanish-Portuguese conflict over Sacramento colony (today's Uruguay).
*1754-1757: Spanish-Portuguese invasion of the Jesuit-sponsored "Guarani Nation"
*1809: Portuguese invasion of
*1810s and 1820s:
South American Wars of Independence.:*1810 - 1818 Argentine War of Independence:*1810 - 1818 Chilean War of Independence:*1811 - 1823 Venezuelan War of Independence:*1812 - 1821 Peruvian War of Independence:*1821 - 1825 Brazilian War of Independence
*1820 - 1828: The
Argentina-Brazil Warover the status of future Uruguayoccurs.
*1828 - 1829:
Gran Colombia-Peru War.
*1829 - 1830:
Chilean Civil War of 1829.
*1835 - 1845: Republican revolt against the
Empire of Brazilis put down in the War of Tatters.
*1836 - 1839:
War of the Confederationbetween the Peru-Bolivian Confederation and Chile.
*1851 - 1852: War against Oribe and Rosas
*1859 - 1863:
Federal Warin Venezuela.
*1864 - 1866: The
Chincha Islands Warbetween Spain and former colonies Peruand Chileoccurs.
*1864 - 1870: The
War of the Triple Allianceoccurs.
*1879 - 1884:
Boliviaand Perufight Chilein the War of the Pacific.
Chilean Civil War.
*1899 – 1902: Colombian
Thousand Days War.
Contestado War, a rebellion in Brazil, fails.
* 1932 - 1933:
Chaco Warbetween Bolivia and Paraguay is fought.
*1947: The Colorado Party gains the upper hand in the
Paraguayan Civil War.
*1948 - 1958:
La Violenciain Colombia.
Colombian Armed Conflictbetween the government and guerrilla insurgencies devastates the country.
Beagle conflictover the Beagle Channelbetween Argentina and Chile occurs.
Ecuadorand Peruclash again in the Paquisha Incident.
*1981 to present, the Peruvian Armed Conflict or
People's Warfought between the Shining Pathinsurgents and the Peruvian government.
Ecuadorand Perudispute territory in the Cenepa War.
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