Category: The People

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Argentina Population: The Argentine present

TThe 20th century, Argentina Population, thus became an allowance of races and cultures producing the interweaving of a complex identity that progressively became a feature of the Argentine people. Tango, soccer, political passions were only some of the cultural productions which spoke of a project worked out within a sea of conflicting ideologies and habits, but with the will to create a country as stated by the preamble of the National Constitution: “for all the honorable men who wish to inhabit the Argentine land”. The great challenge awaiting the Argentinians in the next...

Inmigrantes a la Argentina en el Puerto de Buenos Aires

The arrival of immigrants to Argentina

By the 19th century, Argentina was a vast territory with a low demographic density. The need to attract European immigration was a permanent desire. While Europe was industrialized, Argentina was a farming and cattle raising country which provided the old continent with farming products and breeding animals. In turn, it received Europe’s children in search of new horizons in a new world. From the 19th century onwards, men seeking their place in the world arrived from Europe with their suitcases packed with illusions. With rejections, coincidences and the search for a unitary thought...

Argentine Modern State

The nineteenth century left an expected economic growth and political stability, creating the modern Argentine state. Waves of immigration created social classes and formed the identity Argentina. The bloodiest dictatorships marked to fire the country today.

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Spanish Conquest and Population

Those white men were sometimes supreme beings coming from heaven to the natives. Gods, who brought in their baggage, progress but also syphilis and gunpowder. Spanish conquest and population took place from the sixteenth century to 1810 with the development of three streams settlers: the East, the North and West. Thirteen cities were founded. The European population grew from 2500 in 1700 to 6000 people in 1810, a total of 700,000. Currents Spanish settlers East populating movement The Spanish conquest and population, came from Europe, and arrived by way of the Plata and...

Pueblos Indígenas de Argentina

Indigenous Peoples in Argentina

The indigenous people in Argentina were essentially nomadic and generally lived by hunting, fishing and gathering. In the 16th century, the confrontation with the Spanish conqueror curtailed their chances of cultural development. Nevertheless, in spite of this blow, they managed to survive in time and history. Today they constitute an important segment of the Argentine population. To synthesize the complex picture of the different cultural groups of indigenous peoples can be divided according to their habitat, indigenous peoples of the Northwest, Central Sierras, Cuyo, Pampas, Patagonia, Neuquén, Chaco, Litoral and Mesopotamia. Northwest Indigenous...

The First Settlers in Argentina

Along time ago, thousands of years back in the past, hunting tribes arrived from the north of the American continent in search of a land to settle down. When they found it, they did not imagine they were laying the foundations of a country that would eventually be named Argentina. The first settlers in Argentina, could be classified into three main types: the huárpidos, the láguidos and patagónidos, which would be identified as the three cores that participated in the country’s population. There are traces of human presence on our territory that had...

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