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Mexican revolution timeline
6 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.
Francisco Madero persuades Pascual Orozco and Francisco "Pancho" Villa to join the revolution.
Emiliano Zapata leads uprising of villagers in Morelos for land and water rights. Simultaneously armed revolts begin in other parts of Mexico
Orozco and Villa capture Ciudad Juárez (sister city to El Paso
Francisco Madero elected President of Mexico.
Pascual Orozco leads rebellion in Chihuahua, after losing gubernatorial election. General Victoriano Huerta, representing Madero, defeats Orozco and arrests Pancho Villa.
Huerta leads coup against Madero, who is deposed, arrested and jailed.
President Madero and Vice President Pino Suárez are shot to death. Huerta declares himself President of Mexico
United States declares itself against Huerta.
Obregón sworn in as President. The Revolution is over.
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