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Argentina signs an international agreement opening up the Parana River to outside ships

Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1857, zoomable map
07/10/1853
Justo José de Urquiza, the de facto president of Argentina, signed an agreement with France, England, and the United States opening up the Paraná River to free navigation and trade. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California:  ABC-CLIO, 1998), 524.

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