He was their "little mystery," their "big patriot," and in his way he worked as hard for the coming Mexican Revolution
as did they.
Revered as a fiscal hawk in prior administrations, he would be the man to sell the federal government's $141 billion budget and assure Wall Street that the pending change in governments was one Mexican revolution
that would not panic financial markets.
To British and European readers the Mexican Revolution
of 1910-1919 is little known or understood.
When Francisco Madero raised the banner of protest against President Porfirio D'az in 1910, he began a process that became known as the Mexican Revolution
. On July 2, Mexico's electorate declared a second Mexican Revolution
, which many hope will be a profound improvement on the first.
The service paid tribute to Christians who died in the Spanish Civil War and the Mexican Revolution
. Many of them were persecuted and died because of hatred towards the Catholic Faith.
Just after the Mexican Revolution
ended, two men created a farming, ranching, and storekeeping partnership at Camp Santa Helena, now known as Castolon.
Emilia Sauri is the daughter of a prominent pharmacist in the provincial capital of Puebla (Mastretta's birthplace), the site of important events - the Aquiles Serdan rebellion, for example - leading up to the Mexican Revolution
. Fed up with the Porfirio Diaz regime, Emilia's father Diego joins a group of liberals sympathetic with Serdan and eager for Francisco Madero to assume the presidency.
From the second to the last decade of the 20th century - from the Mexican Revolution
to NAFTA - the relationship between Mexico and its northern neighbor was distant and often difficult.
Obregon's election as president later in 1920 led to the end of the large-scale violence "and the Mexican Revolution
The book moves quickly across a lot of ground: the double-crosses peasant leaders received after supporting the Mexican revolution
, the brutal denial of worker rights, elite unwillingness to share the wealth of the oil boom, the 1968 massacre of demonstrators in Mexico City and the cavalier theft of the 1988 presidential election.
Eisenhower, son of the former president and author of a recent work on the Mexican War entitled So Far From God, here examines America's intervention in the Mexican Revolution
during the critical years of 1913-1917.
In the 1920s there was, in the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution
, a polemic throughout Spanish America between "Indianisis" and "Europeanists." It was a sorry example of reciprocal racism.