Lázaro Cárdenas

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  • Mexican-American

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    Lázaro Cardenas & Mexican Populism The Early Years/ The Birth of Populism Lázaro Cárdenas del Río (May 21, 1895 – October 19, 1970) was President of Mexico from 1934 to 1940. From Cárdenas plebian roots, in the lower-middle class he eked out a substantial, moving and largely successful leadership role in a reformative Mexico. Born in the village of Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Cárdenas supported his widowed mother and seven younger siblings from the age of sixteen. His many professional pursuits

  • U.S-Mexico Borderlands Essay examples

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    The border region has seen “rapid transformation in a short span of time, changing from a cattle ranching and mining area that attracted U.S., Mexican and European capitalists…to the center of a lucrative vice and pleasure-based tourist industry, to a region that …attracted an extraordinary amount of international capital to its manufacturing and services sector”. (Ganster/Lorey 2) Events and years such as the implementation of the railroad, the years before the Mexican Revolution, the land reform

  • Mexican Revolution: Diaz´s Administration and Beyond Essay

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    Mexico had a long way to be stabilized from Diaz’s administration to the constitution of the 1917. The Porfiriato era was able to stabilize Mexico had problems despite of the growing economy led a major uprising. After factions argued what’s best for Mexico led a list of compromise constitution that is the constitution of 1917 which they have debated each other. Porfirio Diaz led a coup against President Manuel Gonzalez whom was to pick up and leave in 1876. The Diaz system allows him using the

  • The Nine Guardians

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    The story of the Nine Guardians takes place during the presidency of Lazaro Cardenas between 1934 and 1940. Lazaro Cardenas instituted the agrarian reform to break up the large ranches owned by the elite class and end the state of peonage in which the Indians on the ranch lived. President Cardenas government opposed the Catholic Church as it was believed to be the vehicle of superstition as well as the ally of the old regime. (Mason 1962, p80) The Churches were closed and many priest lost their

  • Latin American History

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    Buskirk History 131 Professor Ehrlich October 10th, 2015 Lázaro Cárdenas, Juan Perón, Jorge Gaitán and Fidel Castro are four people that are famous for what they did for their people. The main agenda of each person is what shaped that person’s future. Also every person strived to help the poor people of their country or town. Even though it did not always work in the long run. Each person had their own unique way to do this. Lázaro Cárdenas’ main agenda as president was to fix the Mexican economy

  • The American South, Mexico, And The Transnational Politics Of Land Reform

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    “target the plantation zones of the American South, whose inequality of wealth was deemed the Nation’s number one economic problem”. (Pg. 608) Our neighbor to the South was going through land reform as well and it would be Mexico under President Lazaro Cardenas’ land redistribution that would provide a blueprint on how the land reforms in the United States would be modeled. I believe that, it is this assistance from Mexico in the development of the Southern United States’ land reform that is not

  • Mexico's Oil Nationalization of 1938

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    Arnulfo Manriquez arm2283 05/06/11 Prof. Anthony G. Hopkins HIS350L Mexico’s Oil Nationalization of 1938 The nationalization of oil companies under the presidency of Lazaro Cárdenas is perhaps one of the most widely discussed instances in Mexican history, along with Independence and Revolution. One can see the common theme in these episodes: the explosion of national revolutionary sentiments causing important upheavals in the structures

  • History: The Mexican Revolution

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    The Mexican revolution was a great success as it restored the values that the Mexican people valued. After the violent reign of Porfiriato—marred by massive wealth inequality—ended, the Mexican people rallied for a stable government with the greatest focus on equal opportunities in government, land ownership, and the creation of jobs. The new government embraced the ideals held by the Mexican people and this lead to great success with goals being maintained through the 1940s. At the start of the

  • Plot Summary: The Nine Guardians

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    places in the State of Chiapas, in Mexico, where from the remains of the Mexican revolution came the presidency of Lazaro Cardenas. His presidency takes places between 1934 and 1940, during the time this novel takes place. Cardenas expropriated foreign-held properties, distributed land to peasants, and instituted reforms to benefit indigenous people and Mexican workers. Cardenas found it unfair for the Indians to not be treated as equals, so he demanded rights for Indians. Land holdings were

  • The Shadow Of The Mexican Revolution

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    In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution by Hector Aquilar Camin and Lorenzo Meyer tells a chronological story of contemporary Mexico from the fall of Porfirio Diaz in 1910 to the July elections in 1989. The time period that Camin and Meyer portray in Mexico is one of corruption, civil war, and failure. While Mexico would undergo an era described as the “Mexican Miracle” where the Mexican country would begin to see a positive output in the country, it would be short-lived and Mexico would continue