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A Brief History of Mexico. You already know the story of the Aztecs and the Spanish…. Here’s what happened next…. The dark brown land is land under control of the Spanish.

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A brief history of mexico

A Brief History of Mexico


A brief history of mexico

You already know the story of the Aztecs and the Spanish…

Here’s what happened next…


A brief history of mexico

The dark brown land is land under control of the Spanish.

Basically, the Aztec, Mayan, and Incan territories are now under the control of Spain. With the exception of Brazil, which is occupied by the Portuguese.


A brief history of mexico

Role of the “Frenchies” Drama

1789 French Revolution

Napoleon Bonaparte

Toussaint L’Overture of the Haitian Revolution


A brief history of mexico

1810

Father Miguel Hidalgo was a Creole, and led a revolt against the Spanish using natives and Mestizos. He was executed.


Iturbide

Iturbide

Took over the campaign against the Spanish. He won their independence and declared himself Emperor. (sound familiar?)

Napoleon/Plankton Complex

Augustine de Iturbide


Santa ana

Santa Ana

President four times, only backed out to lead the military.


Hero of mexico finally

Hero of Mexico! (Finally)

Benito Juarez- “Liberty, Progress, and Reform”

1858-1861

Irony, man who has a heart for the poor dies of a heart-attack.


Porfirio diaz

Porfirio Diaz

President for 35 years.

Ran on “Liberty and Progress”

Keeping the Rich “Rich”

Not for reform for the poor.


Pancho villa and emiliano zapata

Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees…"


Political parties in mexico

Political Parties in Mexico

EZLN, Zapitista movement information.   

PAN,PartidoAccionNacional.

PAS, PartidoAlianza Social.

PRD, Partido de la RevoluciónDemocrática.

PRI, Partido de la RevolucionarioInstitucional.

PVEM, Partido Verde Ecologista.

Zapatista Revolution, information on the Zapatistas.


Vicente fox

Vicente Fox

PAN

  • Father: José Luis FoxMother: Mercedes Quesada de Fox (b. 1920 in Spain, d. 29-Jun-2006)Wife:Lilian de la Concha (m. 1970, div. 1990)Wife: Marta Sahagún (b. 1953, m. 2-Jul-2001)

    High School: Campion High School, Prairie du Chien, WI

    University: Harvard University

    University: Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico (a Jesuit school)


Felipe calder n president of mexico

Felipe Calderón(President of Mexico)

PRI once again… Surprised?


Murals by diego rivera

MURALS by Diego Rivera


Mexico today

Mexico Today

  • NAFTA

  • Drug Cartel

  • Corrupt Politicians (duh)

  • Immigration

  • Swine Flu (176 deaths…)

  • This probably has to do with government instability, lack of medical resources and poverty.

    Is Mexico getting set up for another Revolution?


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