History of Costa Rica

By TMorea
  • Sep 18, 1502

    Christpher Columbus visits the area and names it Costa Rica which means Rich Coast

  • Costa Rica gained independence from Mexico

  • Battle of Rivas: Costa Rica beat William Walker's invading Nicaraguans

  • Costa Rica's flag was adopted

    Costa Rica's flag was adopted
  • U.S Marines invaded Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica signed a friendship treaty with Nicaragua ending hostilitie over their boarders