Revolution of Guatemala

Timeline created by Massiel Obando
  • THE BEGGINING

    THE BEGGINING
    The ends of 19th century guatemala is a rural country with 3 million of population , more than half of the population are indigenous people without the right to vote for their illiteracy and are farmers.
  • 1898 José María Reina Barrios dies murdered

    1898 José María Reina Barrios dies murdered
    José María Reina Barrios was president of guatemala in the year 1892 to the year 1898
    1898 José María Reina Barrios dies murdered
  • 1898 - 1920 Manuel Josè Estrada Cabrera assumes the presidency

    1898 - 1920 Manuel Josè Estrada Cabrera assumes the presidency
    Manuel Josè Estrada Cabrera assumes the presidency
    he created ports, roads and railways that veneficiaron the United Fruit Company one of the biggest exports
  • the crisis

    the crisis
    A rebellion declares Estrada Cabrera mentally insane and forced to renounce after the long dictatorship, a period of political instability that lasts 10 years.
  • united states blows guatemala

    united states blows guatemala
    Depression of the United States blows Guatemala and calls for new elections
  • a new dictatorship

    a new dictatorship
    In 1931, General Jorge Ubico Castañeda assumed the presidency with great support. He was born on November 10, 1878. He was of high social origin, his political military profession, the majority of the population looked at him as if he were going to get them out of the crisis but I am not slow in promulgating the law against the bagancy, castañeda I diminish the salaries and wages of public sector to a forty percent that prohibits any type of wage increase many opponents are imprisoned .
  • The Revolution

    The Revolution
    civilians seek allies in the armed forces to overthrow Ponce Valleys, On October 19 the guard of honor surrounds the palace of the government civilians and students armed by the guard added by the struggle of the revolution, triumph and ponce resignation and they call presidential elections and the new president is Arévalo Vermejo was gave , but the deity was still in force with the indigenous peasant since the majority did not own land to cultivate.
  • The Great Reform

    The Great Reform
    March 15, 1951 assumes the presidency of the new candidate of the renewal party Jacobo Àrbenz Guzman