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List of conflicts in South America


List of conflicts in South America

This is a list of armed conflicts in South America.

Development of Spanish American Independence
  Government under traditional Spanish law
  Loyal to Supreme Central Junta or Cortes
  American junta or insurrection movement
  Independent state declared or established
  Height of French control of the Peninsula


  • Peru 1
  • Chile 2
  • Bolivia 3
  • Ecuador 4
  • Argentina 5
  • Colombia 6
  • Brazil 7
  • French Guiana 8
  • Venezuela 9
  • Paraguay 10
  • Uruguay 11
  • See also 12


The area of the Chavín culture, as well as areas the Chavín culture influenced.
A map of the extent of the Wari Empire
A map of the extent of the Kingdom of Cuzco in 1438
A map of the extent of the Kingdom of Cuzco in 1463
  • circa 1472 C.E. — circa 1493 C.E. Kingdom of Cuzco into the Tahuantinsuyu, the "four provinces". He led extensive military conquests to extend the Inca Empire across much of South America, within the boundaries of the nations which are today called Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. He became Inca in his turn upon his father's death in 1471, ruling until his own death in 1493. He conquered Chimor, which occupied the northern coast of what is now Peru, the largest remaining rival to the Incas.
A map of the extent of the Kingdom of Cuzco in 1493
A map of the Inca Empire at its greatest extent







French Guiana




See also

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