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Chile: The Conservative Era, 1830-61
Country Study > Chapter 1 > Historical Setting > Aristocratic Republicanism, 1830-91 > The Conservative Era, 1830-61

THE CONSERVATIVE ERA, 1830-61


Members of the first political parties, the Conservatives (pelucones, or bigwigs) and the Liberals (pipiolos, or novices), began to coalesce around the church-state issue. Not only more favorably inclined toward the church, the Conservatives were also more sympathetic than the Liberals toward the colonial legacy, authoritarian government, the supremacy of executive powers, and a unitary state. After their victory at the Battle of Lircay, the Conservatives took charge, spearheaded by a Valparaíso merchant, Diego Portales Palazuelos.




Last Updated: March 1994


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