Brazil By ExecutiveCouncil Jan 1, 1914 The Contestando revolution starts. A revolution to try to equalize citizens conditions compared to colonel’s conditions Year specified; Month and day not specified Jan 1, 1915 The Contestado Revolution heats up, involving modern war weapons, and telegraphs and telephones. This was the most modernized conflict in Brazilian history. Year specified; Month and day not specified Jan 1, 1915 Though neutral, Brazil’s people picked sides. In 1915 Brazilian League for the Allies was formed. Year specified; Month and day not specified. Jan 1, 1917 The Contestado revolution ended. Year specified; Day and month not specified Apr 5, 1917 Ship Parana was sunk off coast of France. This prompted Brazil to declare war. Apr 11, 1917 German foreign minister was dismissed. Many Brazilians were feeling very anti-German Jun 1, 1917 Brazil announced that it was no longer a neutral nation and the Allies proceeded to guard Brazil’s trade ships with warships. Month and year specified; Day not specified Oct 26, 1917 Brazil created an amendment in their constitution which allowed them to declare war on Germany. Nov 11, 1918 The armistice was signed before the Brazilian army could make an appearance on the front, though several Brazilian soldiers did fight in the war. Jun 28, 1919 With the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Brazil gained a seat on League of Nations.