jan 28, 1821 - Mexican Independence from Spain
Mexico was desperate for their independence, so their leader Augustin de Iturbide took command of the revolutionary army. Then, in February, he issued his plan to establish a Mexican empire. In the Summer, the Spanish viceroy was replaced by Juan O'Donoju who agreed to a treaty with Iturbide. The treaty of Cordoba gave Mexico its independence from Spain after 3 centuries.
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Conflict of Empire