Mexican Revolution

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Mexican Revolution
The Spanish came to México in around the sixteenth century to change México to the Spanish rule (Wikipedia). México’s colonies were free from Spanish rule in the year if 1821 when Spaniards left (Wikipedia). Spain had arrived in pre-Columbian country in about the 18th century and since there was a dense population there they forced labor on them to make more of an easy job for them (Wikipedia). Once they captured the pre-Columbian country the Spaniards decided to take México again and this time for a period of 300 years and they called this “New Spain” (Wikipedia).
In one of the most violent event in México has to be the Mexican revolution that lasted from 1910 to 1920 (Schroeder). When the revolution began México homed about 15 million people, in that 10 year period almost 1 to 2 million Mexicans died during this revolution (Schroeder). On October 1, 1911 Madero was elected president (Schroeder). After two years of office Madero was assassinated by General Victoriano Huerta in 1913 (Fredriksen). The constitution let Carranza’s run for a four year term as president in the year 1917.
Obregon Alvar was a revolutionary leader and president of Mexico (Fredriksen). He was born in the year 1880 and died in the year of 1928 (Fredriksen). Some victors of the battles bean to argue among themselves, which led to Obregon being assigned to stop “Pancho” Villa (Fredriksen). Once Obregon’s presidency was over he prevailed against Calles to change the constitution which allowed him to run for presidency for a second time (Fredriksen).
Many amendments that they had were mainly that Catholicism was not permitted in México as there sole religion (Foster). Then in 1908 during an interview with a U.S journalist called James Creelman interviewed Diaz and Diaz announced that he would run for office in the 1910 presidential election (“Mexican Revolution.”). Obregon…...

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