Initially, it was just one of the many dances, but it soon became popular throughout society, as theatres and street barrel organs spread it from the suburbs to the working-class slums.
The Preliminary Peace Convention accorded independence to Uruguay in respect to Brazil and Argentina. Uruguay’s independence would be definitively sealed on 4 October of the same year when, in Montevideo, the signing nations ratified the treaty.
The Congress was inaugurated in the city of TucumÃ¡n, with 33 deputies. The voting ended on July 9 with a declaration of independence.
The first European to discover the Falls was the Spanish Conquistador Ãlvar NÃºÃ±ez Cabeza de Vaca in 1541, after whom one of the falls on the Argentine side is named.
Quinoa was first domesticated by Andean peoples around 3,000 to 4,000 years ago and has been an important staple in the Andean cultures.
An important site of prehistoric art in southern Argentina, Cueva de las Manos is a rock shelter which is famous for its collages of hand stencils and other handprints.
The area surrounding Iguazu Falls was inhabited 10,000 years ago by the hunter-gatherers of the Eldoradense culture.
Comparing these DNA sequences revealed that the Andes’ lowland and highland peoples split about 8,750 years ago, give or take a few centuries.
Prehistory in the present territory of Argentina began with the first human settlements on the southern tip of Patagonia around 13,000 years ago.
The AÃ³nikenk people, better known by the exonym Tehuelche, are a group of indigenous peoples of Patagonia. They are widely believed to be the basis for the Patagones described by European explorers.