violent contest for power, revolved around nationalism
reforms came in the form of the socialist constitution, which focused on land distribution, some workers rights, separation of church and state and social justice.
led to the creation of the National Revolutionary Party (NRP), which was later changed to the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) which held power until 2000. in 1929, there were 51 political parties, but NRP integrated most of them and by 1933 there were only 4.
one effect of the revolution was the decrease in military power post-revolution. in the 1930s, peasants were given land and arms in order to reduce the power and influence of the military. those in the military were given compensation and loans to start businesses, which ended up fracturing the military sector.