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HIS346 Notes Page 293 - 350 March 15, 2018 Ramona Torrez Part 7, the Mexican Revolution (1910 – 1940). This section will help gain insight into the interests that were sometimes united in the Revolution, as well as the causes of conflict between different groups. The groups included the lowers of Francisco I. Madero, Emiliano Zapata’s supporters, who adhered to the priorities voiced in the Plan de Ayala, and the Constitutionalists, the dominant voices in shaping the Constitution of 1917. The presidency of Lazaro Cardenas (1934 – 1940) is considered by many the period when the system that would serve as the basis of Mexican politics for decades to follow was created. During his presidency, the Mexican government distributed millions of acres of land to peasants. He also created four central trade unions that were closely allied to the state and intertwined with political party systems; Railroad and oil was nationalized. 52. Francisco Madero’s Challenge to Porfirio Diaz (1910); Madero ad fled from Mexico to Texas when at the time of the 1910 elections, president Porfirio Diaz had had him jailed. The terms and expectations set out in the proclamation would shape politics for decades to come. (1) The document claims that the peace wanted in Mexico is not based on peace, or the glory and prosperity of the majority, but of a small few abusing power. Therefore, why does the majority of people in Mexico not fight for the recovery of the sovereignty of the people and the rights of the purely democratic government that they wanted? Francisco Madero was the one to stand up with a plan of taking the government back from General Diaz. He stopped the current elections in June and July; he denounced the government of Porfirio Diaz; all current laws stay in effect but in due time may be changed; while changing the constitution, also there can still be elections; war can be brought against General Diaz; on November 20 th
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