people not happy with the voting system. Elections were rigged and the parliament had no real power. Power was held by wealthy oligarchs and this created social and political insecurity.
latifundia. Agricultural employment constituted 45.5% of workforce by 1930
bad conditions for industrial workers. 25.6% of workforce by 1930 in industry
dictator but with a powerless monarch as head of state
people voted for democratic republic
revolt of miners and workers. Right massacred them and within 2 weeks revolt ended with 1335 killed
Right-wing monarchist leader. His murder convinced people of the need for a military dictatorship and that left-wing violence had to be stopped