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Unformatted text preview: the church shut down churches, hoping to rally people to rebel against the state govt and to reverse its policies; Obregon was somewhat moderate in executing the clergy situation; there was a mutual tension between Obregon and clergy; in 1926, the archbishop of Mexico City, gave an interview saying that they still opposed the constitution; the govt responded by saying the foreign clergy members needed to leave the country; Cristero Rebellion; churches stopped services; church members and clergy talked to church leaders in the U.S. and in Rome; Cristeros were not able to overthrow the govt, but the govt could not stop the Cristeros; Obregon was assassinated by a Cristero extremist in 1928;...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HI 467 taught by Professor Butler during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08