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Who did Uruguay gain their independence from?
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How did Uruguay gain independence from Spain?
Uruguay was once a Spanish colony, but did not gain their independence from Spain. Uruguay was originally a Spanish colony until, in 1816, Portuguese troops from Brazil invaded, and took the capital of Montevideo in a year. Later, in 1822, Brazil became an independent nation. After the separation, a revolutionary group called Los Treinta y Tres Orientales (The Thirty-Three Orientals), led by Juan Antonio Lavalleja declared Uruguay independent in 1825. This led to the Cisplatine War, which ended with the Treaty of Montevideo in 1828, which made Uruguay an independent state.
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