Mitre and Roca had co-operated in securing a peaceful transfer of the government from Celman to Pellegrini.
Far inland, also on the Rio Negro, is Roca, a small military post.
At such a distance he could not miss; and I saw nothing for it but to go on meekly before him to the Roca Blanca—and my fate.
Internal peace has not been menaced during General Roca's term.
General Roca entered upon his second presidential term in the beginning of 1898.
At last, in 1878, General Roca abandoned the classical methods of fighting the Indians, and took the offensive.
Avellaneda and his adherents had fixed upon General Roca as the next President.
Hitherto General Roca had been regarded only in his capacity as a soldier, and not from the point of view of an administrator.
General Roca, now Minister of War, began to peg out claims for posterity.
This capture so alarmed the national government that a force was sent under the command of Roca to put down the insurrection.