Important dates in Brazil's History

Timeline created by Lanebri
In History
  • Apr 1, 1500

    The Portuguese arrive

    The Portuguese arrive
    In this year Portuguese arrive and start taking over Brazil’s native people. This is important because Brazil is the only countrie in Latin America that speaks Portuguese.
  • Brazil breaks ties with Portugal, finally announcing its independence.

    Brazil breaks ties with Portugal, finally announcing its independence.
    In this year Brazils announces it's independence. This is important because finally Brazil is free from Portugal and can start officially being it’s own country.
  • Slavery is finally abolished in Brazil.

    Slavery is finally abolished in Brazil.
    In this year slavery is finally ended! This is important because slavery is bad and now it's gone.
  • Brazil declares war on the Axis

    Brazil declares war on the Axis
    In this year Brazil joins the fight on the Allie’s side in World War This is important because Brazil would have 1,000 military casualties.
  • Brazil is a military ditatorship.

    Brazil is a military ditatorship.
    In this year Brazil is thrown into a military dictatorship after the military overthrows Vargas.
    This is important because a dictatorship changes the way people live.
  • Brazil joins the UN.

    Brazil joins the UN.
    On this day Brazil joins the United Nations. This is important because Brazil is becoming a part of the World Stage.
  • A new constitution is implemented in Brazil

    A new constitution is implemented in Brazil
    Starting in this year Brazil is a democracy for a little while due to the new constituion restoring rights for citizens. This is important because a democracy give people alot more rights.
  • Brazil win World Cup

    Video of Brazil winning World CupIn this year Brazil wins the World Cup for the first time. This will be the first of four World Cup titles for Brazil. This is important because soccer is a big part of the Brazil's calture and because the World Cu is the most watched sporting event in the world.
  • The capital city is moved

    The capital city is moved
    In this year the capitail of Brazil is moved from Rio to the more central location of Brasilia. This is really not that important but it is intresting.
  • Military leaders take control of the Brazilian government

    Military leaders take control of the Brazilian government
    Starting in this year Brazil is under a military dictatorship (again). This important because alot of the Brazilian's rights are taken away.
  • Brazil’s government is finally returned to civilian rule.

    Brazil’s government is finally returned to civilian rule.
    In this year Brazil’s government goes from military dictatorship to a democracy. This is important because the people can finally rule themselves agian.
    (picture of 1st president)
  • New constitution of Brazil

    New constitution of Brazil
    So in this year the Congress of Brazil, makes a new constitution giving Brazilian more rights. This is important because Brazil is now a true democracy and it's people have more rights.
  • Dilma Rousseff becomes Brazil's President

    Dilma Rousseff becomes Brazil's President
    In this year Brazil gets their first woman president; Dilma Rousseff. This is important because it show that wemon are equal to men.