THE LEFT IN ARGENTINA includes different groups that have reacted against traditional reactionary forces. These elements can be seen in social movements starting in the 1880s until the return to democracy in 1983. However, these movements also had the counterpoint of several crises in 1922, 1952, 1956, 1959, 1962, 1966 and 1975, characterized by military coups d'etat. Thus, the left in Argentina is represented by its attempts to react to the constant challenges of the right.

After Argentine independence in 1810, groups continued to struggle to establish a constitution and to lead revolts whenever their interests were contradicted by the ruling elite. After the conservatism of President Guillermo Rosas and the Paraguay War between 1865 and 1870, younger intellectuals began to advocate a new movement ...

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