Elections in Mexico
Elections in Mexico determine who, on the national level, takes the position of the head of state – the president – as well as the legislature. The President of Mexico is elected for a six-year term b...
Porfiriato
The history of Mexico, a country located in the southern portion of North America, covers a period of more than three millennia. First populated more than 13,000 years ago, the territory had complex ...
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Plan of Guadalupe
The Plan of Guadalupe (Spanish: Plan de Guadalupe) was a document drafted on March 23, 1913 by Venustiano Carranza in response to the overthrow and execution of Francisco I. Madero, then President...
Emiliano Zapata
Emiliano Zapata Salazar ([emiˈljano saˈpata]; 8 August 1879–10 April 1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the fo...
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Científico
The Científicos (Spanish: "scientists" or "those scientifically oriented") were a circle of technocratic advisors to President of Mexico Porfirio Díaz.Steeped in the positivist "scientific politics", ...
Amigos de Fox
Amigos de Fox was the name of the civil organization of support of Vicente Fox as the President of Mexico. This organization was created in 1999 by the late José Luis González González (a.k.a. "El Big...
Plan of Ayutla
The Plan of Ayutla was a plan aimed at removing Antonio López de Santa Anna as dictator of Mexico. Initially drafted on February 24, 1854, by Colonel Florencio Villarreal, it was proclaimed on March 1...
United States involvement in the Mexican Revolution
The United States involvement in the Mexican Revolution was varied. The United States' relationship with Mexico has often been turbulent. For both economic and political reasons, the American governme...
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Border War (1910–19)
The Border War, or the Border Campaign, refers to the military engagements which took place in the Mexico-United States border region of North America during the Mexican Revolution. The Bandit War in ...
Border War (1910–19) - Wikipedia
Rubén Jaramillo
Rubén Jaramillo Méndez (1900 – May 23, 1962) was a Mexican military and political leader of campesino origin who participated in the Mexican Revolution. After the Revolution, he continued to fight for...
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Plan of San Diego
The Plan of San Diego (Spanish: Plan de San Diego) was drafted in the small Texas town of San Diego in 1915 by a band of Mexican rebels hoping to overthrow the United States government in Texas, N...
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Mexican general election, 1920
General elections were held in Mexico on October 26, 1920. The result was a victory for Álvaro Obregón, who received 95.8% of the vote.
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Mexican general election, 1976
General elections were held in Mexico on 4 July 1976. José López Portillo was the only candidate in the presidential election, and was elected unopposed. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Insti...
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Rurales
Rurales (Spanish for "Rurals") is a Mexican term used to describe two different government forces:
The Guardia Rural was established as a federal constabulary by the Liberal regime of Benito Juáre...
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Mexican general election, 1964
General elections were held in Mexico on 5 July 1964. The presidential elections were won by Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, who received 90.4% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional ...
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Red Battalions
The Red Battalions were the workers who were hired in the Mexican Revolution to fight against the Zapatistas and Pancho Villa's army. The Mexican Revolution was a civil war that saw various alliances ...
The Underdogs (novel)
The Underdogs (Spanish: Los de abajo) is a novel of the Mexican Revolution by Mariano Azuela. It was originally published in serial form in the newspaper El Paso del Norte in 1915.Synopsis: The bo...
Dance of the Forty-One
The Dance of the Forty-One (Spanish: El baile de los cuarenta y uno) was a society scandal in early 20th-century Mexico, during the presidency of Porfirio Díaz. The incident revolved around a police...
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José María Jesús Carbajal
José María Jesús Carbajal (1809–1874) (also spelled Carvajal, Caravajal, Carabajal and Carbahal) was a Mexican freedom fighter, who opposed the Centralist government installed by Antonio López de Sant...