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The demand for higher taxes, however, was staunchly opposed by Congress, which represented the interests of the oligarchy. Political instability ensued. The mining region in the north became a rebel stronghold led by mine owners unwilling to pay higher nitrate taxes. Finally, with the backing of the navy, the rebels met Balmaceda’s army at Concón and La Placilla in 1891 and civil war erupted. It was the bloodiest period in Chilean history, with over 10,000 victims in only eight months of fighting.

The criollos were descendants of Spaniards born in Chile. They felt closer to their American land than to Europe and became the main force behind the movement that would give Chile its independence. The struggle for autonomy began with the appointment of a Junta de Gobierno (Governing Council) on 18 September 1810. ) Napoleon’s army had invaded Spain in 1808, deposed the king and placed Napoleon’s brother on the throne. In Chile, as in other colonies, the governor called an open town meeting to elect a Junta de Gobierno that would govern 22 CultureShock!

They generally live in segregated areas and are often the subject of discrimination and contempt. As the Chilean economy grows, Latin Americans from poorer neighbouring countries are increasingly entering the country (both legally and illegally) in search of work. Many people hire Peruvian, or sometimes Bolivian maids who work for less money than Chilean women. A significant number of Argentineans flocked to Chile following the economic woes in their country in the late 1990s/early 2000s. Unlike other Latin American countries, Chile did not import a significant number of slaves.

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