(la Santa de Cabora) = inspired several uprisings along Mexico's northern border
In El Paso, plan fails
Anarchist movement called Magonistas
Take Ciudad Juárez
AKA: Partido Liberal Mexicano
Thrown in prison for running against Díaz.
He escapes to San Antonio, Texas, and starts revolutionary movement to overthrow Díaz.
The revolution begins in northern Mexico.
HQ established in El Paso.
Madero's troops led by Pancho Villa and Pascual Orozco (Attack Ciudad Juárez - 3 day battle)
Díaz resigns and flees to Pris, France.
Madero becomes President.
Emiliano Zapata denounces Madero and recognizes Orozco as the true leader of the revolution.
US sends troops to the border.
Madero assigns Villa and Victoriano Huerta to combat to Orozco's rebels in the north
Huerta joins Felix Díaz (Profírio's nephew) and Bernardo Reyes plan against Madero.
During "La Decena Trágica," Huerta, Díaz and Reyes attack Madero's army (Madero, his brother, and his vice president José María Pino Suárez killed).
Huerta becomes president.
Venustiano Carranza accuses Huerta of restoring a dictatorship.
Villa attacks Huerta's soldiers in 2nd Battle of Juárez.
US president Woodrow Wilson sends troops to Veracruz.
Villa's troops defeat Huerta's and Huerta resigns.
Carranza declares himself president (some against this, legal and military problems)
Villa and Zapata change sides and oppose Carranza
Carranza goes to Veracruz to negotiate with the US for them to go back
Villa defeated by Carranza's followers, who were under the command of Álvaro Obregón.
Carranza returns to Mexico City
US recognizes Carranza as the Mexican president
Villa's followers attack a train in Santa Isabel, Chiuahua killing 17 Americans.
US Gen. John J. Pershing and 10,000 soldiers go to Mexico to capture Villa, but fail.
Adapted from David Romo, Ringside Seat to a Revolution (Cinco Puntos Press, 2005); Charles H. Harris III and Louis Sadler, The Secret War in El Paso (U. of New Mexico, 2009); and www.emmersonkent.com.
Romo, D. (2010, September 1). Mexican Revolution Timeline. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from cademics.utep.edu/Portals/1719/Publications/MexicanRevolutionTimeline.pdf
MEXICAN REVOLUTION 1910-1940 PRINCIPAL FIGURES. (2011, March 8). Retrieved August 6, 2014, from http://www2.ups.edu/faculty/velez/FL380/Mexrev.htm