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Pancho Villa's Rebellion

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Pancho Villa is and was a very well-known figure of the early 19th century. His rise to power occurred very suddenly and so did his fall. His tactics were very brutal and effective which would serve him well in his rise to power. Pancho Villa came to power thanks to a rebellion. This rebellion “by Victoriano Huerta… overthrew Madero… Villa developed an extraordinary army, the Division del Norte” (Pancho Villa). Villa came into power after winning key battles that permanently eliminated Huerta for good. Although Villa’s army was powerful it was only able to get him so far before he was overthrown due to insufficient technology. Villa lost his power “in the battle of Agua Prieta… Villa and his 19th-century style cavalry…
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