7 sentences with 'viceroyalty'

Example sentences and phrases with the word viceroyalty and other words derived from it.

« The viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata, created in 1776 by Charles III, was divided into eight governorates and four military governorships directly subordinate to the viceroy. »
« Of the eight governorates of the viceroyalty of the River Plate, four were in Upper Peru (now the Republic of Bolivia), namely Potosí, Cochabamba, La Paz and Charcas. Another, that of Paraguay, comprised the present-day republic of the same name. In Argentina there were three: that of Buenos Aires, which included the current provinces of Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Entre Ríos, Corrientes, Chaco, Formosa, La Pampa, Neuquén, Río Negro, Chubut and Santa Cruz, plus Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands. The Governorate of Córdoba del Tucumán was made up of the current provinces of Córdoba, La Rioja, Mendoza, San Juan and San Luis. That of Salta del Tucumán included the current provinces of Salta, Jujuy, Catamarca, Tucumán and Santiago del Estero. »
« The four subordinate military governorships of the viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata were those of Montevideo, in the Banda Oriental; of the Missions, which included the present-day province of the same name and territories that today form part of Brazil; of Moxos, in Upper Peru; and of Chiquitos, which included regions that now belong to Bolivia or Paraguay. »
« The victories over the English filled the people of Buenos Aires with enthusiasm and attracted the admiration of the whole viceroyalty. Twice the city had fought to defend its political freedom and religious faith. In the words of Manuel Belgrano to a British chief, we can affirm that the people of Buenos Aires showed that "we wanted the old master or none at all". »
« The Junta de Gobierno Mayo thought it convenient to use this medium to reach all the towns of the viceroyalty and inform the people of its decisions. To this end, it founded La Gaceta de Buenos Aires, which began to be published on 7 June 1810. »
« In 1816 the viceroyalty of Mexico and the captaincies-general of Guatemala (now Central America) and Cuba (the West Indies) accepted the sovereignty of King Ferdinand VIl. The same was true of Venezuela and New Granada (present-day Colombia), where the revolutionary movement seemed to have been crushed. »
« In 1816, the viceroyalty of Peru remained unshaken in its loyalty to the Spanish monarch, and troops from there had managed to gain a foothold in Upper Peru and dominate Chile. »

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