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Click to edit Master subtitle style  5/16/11 Chile Stability, Democracy, and ... Repression
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 5/16/11 Resisting Reforms Ram ó n Freire Serrano, a liberal general from  the south, dominated the presidency in 1823- 27, 1828, 1829, 1830. Vice president, Francisco Antonio Pinto D í az,  also served as president O’Higgins’ experiment with freedom of  religion threatened Catholic Church Pinto attempted to abolish primogeniture.  Liberals failed to consolidate power, making  the abolition of slavery in 1823 the one  significant, lasting reform.   
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 5/16/11 Stability under Conservatives, I: Diego Portales Portales dominated Chilean politics from  the cabinet and behind the scenes from  1830 to 1837, the "autocratic republic.”  Conservatives ( pelucones,  or bigwigs) and  Liberals ( pipiolos,  or novices) formed  first parties. Portales was an agnostic who said that he  believed in the clergy but not God. 
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 5/16/11 The Portalian  State 1833 constitution lasted  until 1925. Executive served up to 2  consecutive 5-year terms and  chose  a successor.
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  • Spring '11
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  • Civil  War, President José Manuel, Manuel Montt  Torres, Antonio Pinto Díaz, Liberal Era.  Britain

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