Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
History of Mexico (1920-????)
The Revolutionary Generals in the Presidency  <ul><li>Deaths-In 1919  Emiliano Zapata  was killed by the Constitutionalist...
<ul><li>Obregon - co-opted revolutionary soldiers and self appointed generals by incorporating them into the federal army....
<ul><li>1924 = Problem: Who would be the president’s successor?  Obregon  wanted to run again but was afraid that he would...
<ul><li>To ensure the loyalty of the workers and peasantry Calles convinced them that the church stood against the revolut...
Leads to:  <ul><li>The Cristero Rebellion(1926-29)= the showdown between the Catholic Church and Calles. The rebellion thr...
<ul><li>The Three Presidents: </li></ul><ul><li>President Portis Gil- He resolves the dispute with the Catholic Church and...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

History Of Mexico

240

Published on

Published in: Spiritual, Career
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
240
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "History Of Mexico"

  1. 1. History of Mexico (1920-????)
  2. 2. The Revolutionary Generals in the Presidency <ul><li>Deaths-In 1919 Emiliano Zapata was killed by the Constitutionalist troops. Also, at Tlaxcalantongo in the state of Puebla Carranza was murdered in 1920. </li></ul><ul><li>General Obregon and his followers, now directed the revolution. The generals were of middle class and understood the demands of the masses. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Obregon - co-opted revolutionary soldiers and self appointed generals by incorporating them into the federal army. He also offered them retirement with pay. By the end of his term, he had created a fragile balance between the Federal government, military politicians, organized labor, and agrarians. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>1924 = Problem: Who would be the president’s successor? Obregon wanted to run again but was afraid that he would cause a rebellion for not following re-election rules. </li></ul><ul><li>The new president elect Elias Calles , viewed organized labor as the foundation of government. He received support from the labor class. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>To ensure the loyalty of the workers and peasantry Calles convinced them that the church stood against the revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>He established a national church, the Mexican Apostolic Church, yet the catholic church remained functioning. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Leads to: <ul><li>The Cristero Rebellion(1926-29)= the showdown between the Catholic Church and Calles. The rebellion threatened to turn international opinions against Mexico. And president elect Obregon was assassinated in 1928. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Three Presidents: </li></ul><ul><li>President Portis Gil- He resolves the dispute with the Catholic Church and improved public education. </li></ul><ul><li>President Pascaual Ortiz Rubio- Calles remained mainly in charge and Rubio himself held little power. Calles forces him to resign. </li></ul><ul><li>President Abelardo Rodriguez- determined to distance the presidency from Calles. He was commited to commission sturdy wages throughout Mexico. He also created a Labor Department that reported directly to him. </li></ul>
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×