Democratic Government Vs Mexico Research Paper

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A democratic government has always proved to be effective in more prosperous than other governments. Although this is true, many efforts have to be made in order for it to be successful. The founding fathers of the democratic government of each country have to have the knowledge and resources that are vital for building this type of government. After establishing this government, the advancement and maintaining of this government have to have a stable environment. The stable environment includes many essential elements. Education and literacy are vital for this because you need to be able to learn and read to make educated decisions. The political knowledge that is in the background of every political figure highly affects their decisions while…show more content…
However after 1917 things started to go downhill. From 1920 to 1934 many military leaders became The dictators of the country. The national Revolutionary party was populated by these military dictators. President Lázaro Cárdenas attempted to create a better life for the lower class. More conservative president came after him and rejected his reform of no longer relying on foreign oil companies and instead creating their own oil industry. In 1946 the national Revolutionary party became the PRI, or the institutional Revolutionary party. This was the most stable political party in Mexico during the second half of the 21st century. They won the election every year that they held it. The economy was intensely developing, but yet there are many internal issues with money and jobs for the people. The 1980s and 1990s, some opposition parties ran against the PRI. Although the PRI kept winning, many other parties begin to hold seats in Congress and also began to influence the political system. Mexico the United States and Canada signed NAFTA or the North American Free Trade Agreement. In Mexico, peasant rebels assassinated the assumed upcoming president, Luis Donaldo Colosio. Many Mexicans now did not see democracy in the future for them. The election was still one by APR I candidate and more oppositional forces begin to fight. In 2000, the consistent PRI leader was now broken. Vicente Fox was now the new leader…show more content…
Although democratic, they struggle to sustain this. Their nation survived on them being a major exporter of grain and beef. An army officer, Juan Perón, won office and made himself dictator. His wife ever supported and even help him through his years of dictatorship. Their nation consisted of limited freedom's but also had social programs with much popular appeal. Eva's death made Juan’s favor in the community drop harshly. The military even drove him into exile in 1955. The military took over after his exile, but Peron, came back and ruled for one year but then died. The mid-1970s left Argentina a wreck. The military once again stepped in and became the leader of the country. Torture and murder became punishments that would be handed out like playing cards. Thousands upon thousands of Argentinians died under this rule. After their defeat of the Falkland islands with Britain, Raul Alfonsin Became the new president. He wanted democracy within Argentina and also wanted to create a powerful economy. his successor attempted to do the same. The 1990s, however served many issues that would intensify in the early
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