Era of Trujillo

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  • Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina is electected president

    Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina is electected president
    Trujillo became resident after he withheld military support from helping Dominican President Horacio Vasquez from being over throuw by Rafael Estrella Urena.trujillo then won the eletron by eliminating other canidate through intimidation and force.
  • Hurricane San Zenon destroys Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    This coatorgory 4 hruricane killed 2.000 people and injured 15,000 others.The hurricane formed south of the Cape Verde, and hit the coast of the Domican Depublic at Santo Domingo
  • The empire state building open

    The empire state building open
    The empire state cuilding is a 102 stories tall and is located in Manhattan. it was completed in 1931 and was the worlds tallest building for 40 years
  • Trujillo mads the Dominican Party the nation's only political party

    All citizens of the country were forced to be apart of this party. People had to prove their membership with a membership card and anyone not in possesion of a card could be arested
  • Adolf Hitler is appointed as the chancellor of Germany

     Adolf Hitler is appointed as the chancellor of Germany
    Hilter is appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg. hindenburg was conviced to make hilter chancellor by ex-Chancellor Franz von Papen and the German National People’s Party.
  • 30,000 Haitians killed in the Parsley Massacre

    30,000 Haitians killed in the Parsley Massacre
    The Parsley Massacre was ordered by Trujillo becasue trujillo wamted to establish a clear border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Trujillo saw the weak border as a threat to his regime, allowing revolutionarys to access contraband and flee from persucation.
  • Sinita reveals to Minerva that how trujillo rose to power and murdered her family.

  • Minerva, Sinita, Elsa, and Lourdes perform an independance skit for Trujillo

  • President Peynado dies

    Jacinto Bienvenido Peynado Peynado was the President of the Dominican Republic from August 16, 1938 until February 24, 1940. President Peynado was merely a puppet for trujillo, allowing hime to stay in control over the domican republic while not in office.
  • Dominican Republic sides with the Allies

    The Dominican Republic declares war on Germany after the attackes on pearl harbor. The Dominican Republic does not however contributee soldiers, planes, or ships.
  • Trujillo is reelected as president.

    Rafael Trujillo is reelected as president, allowing to continue his regime and war crimes.
  • Invation of normandy (D-Day)

    Invation of normandy (D-Day)
    The Allies invade normandy at Utah Beach. this invation allowed the allies to free France from Nazi control.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki gets Bombed

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki gets Bombed
    the united states bombs the Japanese cites Hiroshima and Nagasaki killing about 130,000.The bomb was dropped to end the war with japan while resticting soviet union influence.
  • Patria marries Pedrito

  • Trujillo builds the Palacio Nacional

    The Palacio Nacional in Santo Domingo is a building that houses the offices of the Executive Branch of the Dominican Republic. The building stands on the grounds of where the Presidential Mansion used to be.
  • Jaimito proposes to Dede

  • The Mirabal sisters meet Lio Morales.

  • Minerva finds out that her father has been with another woman

  • Minerva slaps Trujillo

  • Fidel Castro Becomes Prime Minister of Cuba

    Fidel Castro Becomes Prime Minister of Cuba
    Fidel Castro is sworn in as prime minister of Cuba after leading a guerrilla campaign and forcing r dictator Fulgencio Batista into exile.
  • Cuba attempts to invade the Domican Republic

    A Cuban plane with 56 men landed near Constanza, Dominican Republic and invaders brought by two yachts to the North coast.
  • Trujillo attemts to assasinate Venezuela president Rómulo Betancourt

    Rómulo Betancourt nearly dies in a explotion from a car bomb. the bomb was believed to be planted by agents of trujillo. trujillo wanted Betancourt assasinated after a case made against Trujillo to the Organization of American States
  • Patria, Maria, and Minerva are assasinated

  • Trujillo is assassinated

    Trujillo is assassinated
    On Tuesday, May 30, 1961 Trujillo was ambushed and killed on a road outside the Dominican capital.
  • the berlin wall is built

    the berlin wall is built
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