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  1. El Salvador: Civil War (1979-1992) Part I

  2. Beginning of the Civil War • By the 1970s, the poor in El Salvador began to feel resentment towards the military-controlled government.

  3. Beginning of the Civil War • The indigenous became peons on land they previously owned.

  4. Beginning of the Civil War • The Catholic Church supported the theory of liberation theology in support of the poor.

  5. Beginning of the Civil War • In 1980, Archbishop Oscar Romero speaks against the army and is shot during Mass.

  6. Beginning of the Civil War • The Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) formed to fight the military regime.

  7. Civil war in El Salvador – part ii (to be continued)