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Modernity and its fortunes Juana Belen Gutierrez Hermilia Galindo Venustiano Carranza Constitution of 1917 Soldaderas Jose Clemente Orozco Testimonial Literature Jesusa Palancares Elena Poniatowska Modern Woman Las Pelonas Flappers Juana Belen Gutierrez- - was trained as a typographer - she was setting type- that as increasingly mechanized at the turn of the century o it was largely a male profession and you had to be literate so it was one of the most literate and intellectual of working class professions - in may 1901, founded newspaper of her own that opposed Diaz and defended rights of different workers o it was very radical, very interested in the working classes o was anti-clerical- went on to attack clergy - worked not in Mexico city but in Guanajuato (one o f the most religiously conservative areas) - when Diaz won on presidency in 1911, she turned to Zapata- became big supporter o he was assassinated in 1919 o made a new weekly, continued to talk about social conditions o
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