Sunday, October 2, 2011


The Contested War was another popular revolt against the excesses of the Federal Government granted a Railway Company the right to explore 15 km on each side of the railway line. The Government argued that such land was vacant, completely disregarding the people who lived in this locality between the states of Sao Paulo to Rio Grande do Sul

The dispute occurred between the border of the states of Santa Catarina and Paraná. Other factors contributed to this war broke out in the region. Among these factors we can cite the uncertainty about the actual borders between the two states in the region also grew a religious movement based on the popular belief of the beatification of some monks and leaders such as José Maria de Santo Agostinho, Maria Rosa and Adeodato. Armies were deployed to quell the revolt that he intended to proclaim a local clothing theocratic monarchy. As a result of this conflict, there were about 20,000 casualties, until the rebellion was completely suppressed. (Text of the Scribe Valdemir Mota de Menezes)

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