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  1. Angola Gains Its Independence From Portugal. *On this date in 1975, Angola gained independence from Portugal. This repaired the invasion of the 1884 Berlin Conference, the high point of white European competition for territory in Africa, a process commonly known as the Scramble for Africa.

  2. Angola becomes independent after 14 years of armed resistance to Portuguese colonial rule. The three major movements fighting the war, the Movimiento Popular de Liberación de Angola, (MPLA), the Front for the National Liberation of Angola (FLNA) and National Union for Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) signed the Alvor agreement in January 1975.

  3. How did Angola gain independence from Portugal? A 1974 coup d’état in Portugal established a military government led by President António de Spínola. With Cuban support, the MPLA held Luanda and declared independence as the Angolan People’s Republic on November 11, 1975, the day the Portuguese left the country.

  4. After the Angolan War of Independence, which ended in 1974 with an army mutiny and leftist coup in Lisbon, Angola achieved independence in 1975 through the Alvor Agreement. After independence, Angola entered a long period of civil war that lasted until 2002.

  5. Angola - Angola - Independence and civil war: The three liberation movements proved unable to constitute a united front after the Portuguese coup. The FNLA’s internal support had dwindled to a few Kongo groups, but it had strong links with the regime in Zaire and was well armed; it thus made a bid to seize Luanda by force. The MPLA, with growing backing from the Portuguese Communist Party ...

  6. How did Angola gain their independence from Portugal? A 1974 coup d’état in Portugal established a military government led by President António de Spínola. With Cuban support, the MPLA held Luanda and declared independence as the Angolan People’s Republic on 11 November 1975, the day the Portuguese left the country.

  7. The Portuguese gradually took control of the coastal area by a series of treaties and wars throughout the 16th century, and their interest in Angola quickly turned to the slave trade. Many scholars agree that by the 19th century, Angola was the largest source of slaves for the Americas.

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