Study Notes for Modern Latin America

  • Hidalgo (1753-1811).
  • Hidalgo provided initial spark for the independence movement.
  • raised rebels.
  • Hidalgo staged uprising.
  • Hidalgo was executed.
  • Fight for independence (Mexico) continues for 11 years after Hidalgo.

Iturbide: Plan de Iguala

Juarez

Porfirio Diaz

  • Diaz 1830-1915
  • Diaz catapulted to national fame because of his role in the victory over the French on May 5, 1862
  • Diaz was a soldier.
  • Diaz was a rebel.
  • Diaz was a statesman.
  • Diaz was a president.
  • Diaz compelled respect and dominated his country as no previous figure in the nineteenth century.
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