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The Mexican Revolution
Transcript of The Mexican Revolution
dictatorship for 31 years
power only given to select few
New Generation vs. Traditional Key Figures Plan of San Luis - 1910
1913-1914 three revolutionary forces of the North tried to defeat him President Porfirio Díaz stated that elections were fraud and that Diaz could not be recognized as president Francisco Madero
Madero issued the Plan of San Luis 1910
uprising against Diaz on November 20, 1910 1911 May - Diaz resigns
1911 October - Madero is elected as the 33rd president of Mexico Continued Francisco de la Barra Continued
2. dictatorship > democracy
- General Victoriano Huerta not all the rebels agreed with Madero's belief that democracy would solve Mexico's problems General Victoriano Huerta
Huerta flees 1914 Carranza declares himself president
soon, anti - Carranza group aids Gutierrez to become president 3 Revolutionary Forces Francisco Pancho Villa
Emiliano Zapata - contributed to the rise and fall of leaders Continued.. constant fighting between president and rebel forces
1919 - Zapato was assassinated Carranza loses support and is killed hold elections for new president Obregon wins and violence stops Consequences immigration to US
dictatorship -> democracy
Founding of the National Revolutionary Party
Constitution of 1917 Anatomy of a Revolution "existing society = corrupt, evil"
"people are united in their opposition to the corruptions of the old regime"
"A great majority of the people do not participate in the daily-activities of the revolution"
"makes people desperate in their search for security"
The Mexican Revolution was a revolution
revolution = A forcible overthrow of a government or social order for a new system.
- New Constitution
- New form of government Conclusion Bibliography Brunk, Samuel. "Mexican Revolution of 1910." World Book Student. World Book, 2013. Web. 30 Apr. 2013. Davies, Lynn. "History of the Mexican Revolution." History of the Mexican Revolution. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2013. "Feature Mexican Revolution." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 07 May 2013. Overfelt, Robert C. "MEXICAN REVOLUTION." OVERFELT, ROBERT C. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2013. Crane Brinton