By: Cole Kubic
There were some very large events in Argentina's history. In 1516 Juan Diaz de Solis claimed Argentina for Spain. Then in 1862 Argentina declared itself a unified Nation. In 1976 The Dirty War had begun.The 'Dirty War (Spanish: Guerra Sucia) was the name used by the Argentine Government for a period of state terrorism in Argentina against political dissidents, with military and security forces conducting urban and rural guerrilla violence against left-wing guerrillas, political dissidents, and anyone believed to be associated with socialism.
Argentina is home to many cultures. Most include the sport of futbol or soccer. Some interesting holidays are Carnival, Reyes Mangos, and The Grape Harvest. Reyes Mangos is the celebration of the three wisemen visiting baby Jesus. They also celebrate common holidays such as Christmas and New Years eve and day.Football: as of 2014 the men's national team is, along with France's, the only to have won the most important international triplet: World Cup, Confederations Cup, and Olympic Gold Medal..
Some of the most important regions of Argentina are the Pampas, and Patagonia. This is because they give space for many economic activities. One of these is agricultre / farming. Bordered by the Andes in the west and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, neighboring countries are Chile to the west, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, and Brazil and Uraguay to the northeast.
The country benefits from rich natural resources, a highly literate population, an export-oriented agricultural sector and a diversified industrial base. Some of the most important economic activities are Services, farming, industries, mining, and fishing.Metals and minerals mined include borate, copper, lead, magnesium, sulfur, tungsten, uranium, zinc, silver, and gold,