WHAT IS MAY REVOLUTION
The May Revolution was a week-long series of events that took place From May 18 to 25, 1810, in Buenos Aires, Capital of the Vice royalty of the Río de la Plata. This Spanish colony included roughly the territories of present-day Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay. The result was the removal of Viceroy Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros and the establishment of a local government, the Primera Junta, First Junta, on May 25, 1810.
MORE ABOUT ARGENTINA REVOLUTION
May Revolution started in May 18, 1810 to May 25, 1810. The May Revolution is considered the starting point of the Argentine War of Independence, although no formal declaration of independence was issued at the time, and in fact the Junta governed in the name of the Spanish king. Similar events occurred in other cities of Spanish South America as news of the dissolution of the Spanish Supreme Junta arrived, and so the May Revolution is also considered one of the starting points of the Spanish American wars of independence.
Picture of May 22nd, the last day of May Revolution
The "Cabildo Abierto" of May 22, 1810, in the city of Buenos Aires, now part of Argentina, then part of the Vice royalty of the Río de la Plata, where it was decided to remove the Viceroy Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros. As a result, Viceroy Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros is deposed and the Primera Junta assumes government. Beginning of the Argentine War of Independence against the cities of the Vice royalty of the Río de la Plata that resist the change.