France declares Guinea a colony.
Guinea becomes part of the French West African Federation.
Guinea becomes independent.
President Ahmed Sekou Toure accuses France of trying to oust him from office and thus breaks off relations with France.
The Transitional Council for National Recovery creates a new constitution that establishes a civilian government along with a Supreme Court.
The European Union, African Union, and United States impose sanctions after government soldiers open fire on an opposition rally, killing 157 people.