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Graciela Pineda Orellana
9 months ago
Pearson's Magazine publishes "Creelman interview" with President Díaz, stating that Mexico is ready for democracy and a new leader
Francisco Madero writes "Plan of San Luis Potosí" in San Antonio, Texas, calling for all Mexicans to rise up against the dictator on November 20, 1910.
Emiliano Zapata leads uprising of villagers in Morelos for land and water rights. Simultaneously armed revolts begin in other parts of Mexico.
Orozco breaks his alliance with Madero who assigns Villa and Victoriano Huerta to combat Orozco’s rebels in the north
Huerta leads coup against Madero, who is deposed, arrested and jailed.
United States forces occupy Veracruz.
United States recognizes Venustiano Carranza as provisional President of Mexico.
Pancho Villa sacks Columbus, New Mexico in retaliation for the United States' recognition of his enemy Carranza. Eight U.S. soldiers and 10 U.S. civilians killed
Obregón sworn in as President. The Revolution is over.
Obregón announces his campaign for the presidency.
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