1868 Brazilian political crisis

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The 1868 Brazilian political crisis led to the resignation of the ruling Progressive cabinet and the return of the Conservative Party to power in the Empire of Brazil.

Background[edit]

Progressive League[edit]

War effort and slavery abolition[edit]

1868 political crisis[edit]

Caxias–Zacarias clash[edit]

Progressive cabinet resignation[edit]

Aftermath[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

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  • Nabuco, Joaquim (1975). Um Estadista do Império (in Portuguese) (4th ed.). Rio de Janeiro: Nova Aguilar. 
  • Needell, Jeffrey D. (2006). The Party of Order: the Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871 (in Portuguese). Stanford: Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-5369-2. 
  • Viana, Hélio (1994). História do Brasil: período colonial, monarquia e república (in Portuguese) (15th ed.). São Paulo: Melhoramentos. ISBN 978-85-06-01999-3.