Mexican Revolution Research Paper

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The Mexican Revolution was one of the greatest revolutions in history. The Mexican Revolution ended dictatorship in mexico and established a constitutional republic. Dictatorship is when a country is governed by a dictator. The revolution began on November 20 1910, and continued for about a decade to 1920. Revolutionaries including Francisco Madero, Pascual Orozco, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata, participated in the long and costly conflict. The Mexican Revolution began as an attempt to overthrow an authoritarian president and soon devolved into a multi-sided civil war. The revolution has remained anonymous compared with the russian and even cuban revolutions. It all started when Movement of middle-class protested against the long standing…show more content…
In the battle of Puebla, Diaz became a huge war hero to many mexicans in Mexico. The majority of Mexicans looked up to Diaz and named streets and even their children after him. He created a stable political system in which the representative Constitution of 1857 was bypassed, most of the local political leaders known as caciques controlled elections, political opposition, and public order, while a lot of powerful families and clients took over economic and political power in the region. The entire system was fueled by the new money pumped into the economy by rising foreign trade and possession. Railways started spanning all over Mexico, export crops thrived, the cities obtained paved streets, trams, drains, and electric…show more content…
Francisco was a reformist politician who successfully removed dictator Porfirio Diaz from office in Mexico. Madero was born on October 30, 1873 in Parras, Mexico into a rich Mexican Family. He studied in Paris and the United States. Madero is known for organizing the Anti-reelectionist party when Porfirio Diaz declared he would run for reelection in 1910. Madero did win the presidential election in 1911, but was not prepared at all for the requirements of office. He was later then assassinated in

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