Mexico Timeline

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Spanish Occupation Begins

1519 - 1821

war of Independence

1810 - 1821

Independence of Mexico

1821

Independence of Texas

1836

War With the United States

1846 - 1848

treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the war

Loss of New Mexico and California to USA

1848

Rule of Archduke Maximillan of Austria

1864 - 1867

Benito Juarez became President

1867

Porfiriato

1877 - 1910

35 years in which Jose de La Cruz Porfirio Diaz was president.

Outbreak of the Revolution

1910

came out of middle and upper class to reduce power of foreign capitalist, to create opportunities for themselves.

Civil war:

1913 - 1917

3 main groups; peasant army led by Zapata, workers and cattlemen led by Pancho Villa, and ranchers and businessmen led by Carranza

Carranza took control

1915

Publication of the Mexican Constitution

1917

Creation of National Revolutionary Party

1929

made by Plutarco Elias Calles.

Lazaro Cardenas was president

1934 - 1940

most left wing president.

Creation of Pemex

1938

PRI Institutional Revolutionary Party

1945

Women are given the Right to Vote

1953