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Mexican Independence

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winnie hsieh

on 15 May 2013

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Transcript of Mexican Independence

José María Morelos Nationalistic Movements in Mexico Miguel Hidalgo Leader and founder
Roman Catholic priest
Began to promote the idea of an uprising by Criollo, Mestizo, Zambo, and Amerindian peasants against wealthy Spanish land-owners, and foreign aristocrats.
declared war against the colonial government on the September 16, 1810
He was executed by firing squad in Chihuahua on July 31, 1811 Miguel Hidalgo Leader of the revolutionary army after Miguel Hidalgo’s death
City of Oaxaca and Acapulco were occupied
In 1815, Morelos was captured by Spanish colonial authorities and executed for treason in San Cristóbal Ecatepec on December 22 Guadalupe Victoria First president of Mexico
Mexican politician and military officer who fought for independence against the Spanish Empire in the Mexican Independence War
became famous for his successful attacks on military convoys until 1815, when he was defeated Colonial Occupiers Location of Mexico The Conquistadors (Spanish ): Hernan Cortes Date of Independence September 16th Grito de Dolores- Hidalgo called for mestizos and indigenous descents to end the Spanish rule in Mexico. Timeline for Mexican Independence 1810 1814 Hidalgo captured and killed. Jose Morelos
- another priest succeeded Hidalgo's role
-defeated by royalist forces 1821 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla- Grito de Dolores

Mexican War of Independence started. 1811 -The Mexican Royalist commander Agustin Iturbide and Vincente Guerrero announced the Plan de Aguala
-Spain recognized Mexican independence with the Treaty of Cordoba
Citations http://www.history.com/topics/mexican-independence
Thank you
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