The Main Causes Of The Mexican Revolution Of 1910

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Embedded within us is our inalienable rights, which we strive to preserve. The right to have liberty and independence is the cardinal cause for many revolutions which unravel presently and throughout history. The Mexican Revolution of 1910 is a significant revolution accredited with Latin America's fecund history. Amidst the revolution, Mexican’s sacrificed and fought to engender an independent country. I will be keenly and succinctly examining the main factors that contributed to the Mexican revolution, which encompasses the social, political and historical pressures that possessed a pivotal role in the Mexican Revolution during this tumultuous time. I will be making an in-depth observation of the topic and establish the fundamental facts…show more content…
Due to this ideology agrarian workers, demanded that the system needed to be superseded by a modern policy which would enable workers who work the land to extract its resources through their labor. Two significant figures of the Mexcian revolution was Francisco “Pancho” Villa from the north of Mexico and Emiliano Zapata from the south. They steered the revolution and were persistant, becoming essential cultural and historical symbols in the struggle for social reform. Zapata, the agrarista (supporter of land reform) and his followers, the Zapatistas, Ideals were synopsized in their mottos: “Tierra y Libertad” (“Land and Freedom”) and “La tierra es para el que la trabaja” (“The land is for those who work it”). (National Endowments to the Humanities: The Mexican…show more content…
The catalyst which sparked the revolutions included, among others, the dictatorial rule of Porfirio Díaz, the seizure of indigenous community land by wealthy and affluent hacendados and foreign investors, and the increasing disparity between the rich and the impoverished and finally the rapid growth of the mestizo population. As a result of these several reasons, the revolutionaries removed Díaz within six months. However, they failed, to agree on a new social and political order. After a fruitless attempt at democracy, and due to internal conflict, a bitter civil war commenced. In 1917, the triumphant Constitutionalist faction concocted a constitution, a watershed, the first internationally to enshrine social rights and restrict the privileges of private, and foreign capital. However, the Constitution was not entirely implemented and partially annulled in the 1990s. After 1920, a series of revolutionary generals increasingly centralized political power until the election of a civilian presidential candidate in 1946, which marked the end of the
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