Taking a Look at the Mexican Revolution

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It was important because Mexico stopped the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz and they established a constitutional republic. During that time a lot of major people were involved in establishing a good government like Francisco Madero, Pascual Orozco, Pancho villa, and Emiliano Zapata. All of these people had a major role in the revolution and also in changing the future of Mexico. Each and everyone one of them had an impact as revolutionists. The Mexican revolution began November 20, 1910, but the question is why did it start in the first place? The Mexican revolution started because of the middle class protesting against their dictator at that time which was Porfirio Diaz (1876-1911), Diazcame into power like many other leaders in Mexico during the nineteenth century. Diaz was a former army officer who came into power by a coup. The whole reason why the revolution started was because Diaz was big on modernizing and industrializing but the workers were suffering because of all the work. Diaz also wanted to form a stronger bond with the United States and started distributing land which belonged to farmers and lower class people in Mexico, the only way to keep your land or get it back was to have a legal document claiming that it was yours. When people started turning on him he “bullied” them into supporting him.
The Mexican revolution started in 1910 when people started to challenge and question Diaz on his…
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