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17.55, Introduction to Latin American Studies, Fall 2006 Prof. Chappell Lawson Session 13: Bureaucratic Authoritarianism in Chile and Elsewhere Handout: Military Rule in Brazil August 25, 1961 President Jânio Quadros (below) resigns, expecting to be returned to office by acclamation; Congress instead allows leftist Vice President João Goulart ( J a n g o ) t o t a k e o v e r http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Janio1.jpg March 31, 1964 Military coup overthrows Jango (below) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Jango.jpg April 9, 1964 First Institutional Act (AI-1) gives military president sweeping powers to purge civil service, set budget, and make arrests October 27, 1964 AI-2 empowers government to abolish all existing political parties; makes elections for President, Vice President, and governor indirect November 1965 Supplementary Act #4 forms 2 political parties February 1966 AI-3 allows governors to appoint mayors of major c i t i e s December 13, 1968 AI-5 suspends Congress indefinitely and gives the
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