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
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.
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.
Role of the “Frenchies” Drama
1789 French Revolution
Toussaint L’Overture of the Haitian Revolution
Father Miguel Hidalgo was a Creole, and led a revolt against the Spanish using natives and Mestizos. He was executed.
Took over the campaign against the Spanish. He won their independence and declared himself Emperor. (sound familiar?)
Augustine de Iturbide
President four times, only backed out to lead the military.
Benito Juarez- “Liberty, Progress, and Reform”
Irony, man who has a heart for the poor dies of a heart-attack.
President for 35 years.
Ran on “Liberty and Progress”
Keeping the Rich “Rich”
Not for reform for the poor.
"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees…"
EZLN, Zapitista movement information.
PAS, PartidoAlianza Social.
PRD, Partido de la RevoluciónDemocrática.
PRI, Partido de la RevolucionarioInstitucional.
PVEM, Partido Verde Ecologista.
Zapatista Revolution, information on the Zapatistas.
High School: Campion High School, Prairie du Chien, WI
University: Harvard University
University: Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico (a Jesuit school)
PRI once again… Surprised?
Is Mexico getting set up for another Revolution?