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Timeline

1932

La Matanza (the Massacre), 30,000 peasants killed after riots for better land distribution.

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1821–1932

King Coffee–main export and source of income.

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1821

Independence from Spain.

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1525

First Spanish explorers arrive; large plantations are created until very few families and businesses own almost all of the land

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1100

1100 The Pipil people of the Aztec civilization move into Mayan Indian lands

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