The Liberal Indictment and the Overthrow of Diaz By: Lisette Llaguno
The Liberal Leadership <ul><li>After 25 years of having Diaz in power, Mexico is a wreck socially. </li></ul><ul><li>The g...
LABOR  UREST <ul><li>Arriaga organizes a liberal club in San Luis Potosi. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s bravest and most notewort...
<ul><li>Flores Magon brothers built up support for the overthrow of Diaz in San Antonio. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to assassi...
PLAN OF ST. LOUIS <ul><li>Drafted 1906 </li></ul><ul><li>Published 1910 </li></ul><ul><li>Called for the following: </li><...
Heightened Political Activity <ul><li>Some politicians believed revolution could be achieved through political process. </...
Madero and the Anti-Re-electionist Cause <ul><li>Madero came from a wealthy family, but was interested in the welfare of t...
The Last Hurrah <ul><li>Preparations made for Diaz’s 80th birthday, as well as Independence  centenario . </li></ul><ul><l...
Time Line of the Porfiriato <ul><li>1885-Louis Pasteur successfully tests rabies vaccine. </li></ul><ul><li>1890-United Mi...
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The Liberal Indictment And The Overthrow Of Diaz

  1. 1. The Liberal Indictment and the Overthrow of Diaz By: Lisette Llaguno
  2. 2. The Liberal Leadership <ul><li>After 25 years of having Diaz in power, Mexico is a wreck socially. </li></ul><ul><li>The guarantees of the 1857 constitution had been brutally taken advantage of. </li></ul><ul><li>Camilo Arriaga (Miner)  Completely against Porfirio Diaz </li></ul>
  3. 3. LABOR UREST <ul><li>Arriaga organizes a liberal club in San Luis Potosi. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s bravest and most noteworthy members were the Flores Magon Brothers (Jesus, Ricardo, and Enrique) </li></ul><ul><li>In Mexico City, the Flores Magon brothers would begin circulating the liberal publication, Regenation Weekly. </li></ul><ul><li>The publication’s attacks on influential Mexicans landed the brothers in jail a total of three times. They decided to live in the US for safety. </li></ul><ul><li>Fled to San Antonio . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Flores Magon brothers built up support for the overthrow of Diaz in San Antonio. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to assassinate Diaz  Failed. </li></ul><ul><li>Move to St. Louis, begin organizing a revolutionary junta against Diaz </li></ul>
  5. 5. PLAN OF ST. LOUIS <ul><li>Drafted 1906 </li></ul><ul><li>Published 1910 </li></ul><ul><li>Called for the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of speech Freedom of the press </li></ul><ul><li>Suppression of the “jefes politicos” </li></ul><ul><li>Complete secularization of education </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalization of all church property </li></ul><ul><li>Abolition of the death penalty </li></ul><ul><li>Educational reform focusing on the poor </li></ul><ul><li>Prison reform: emphasizing rehabilitation rather than punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Nationwide eight-hour workday </li></ul><ul><li>Six day workweek </li></ul><ul><li>Abolition of the “tiendas de raya” </li></ul><ul><li>Payment of all workers in legal tender </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibition of child labor </li></ul>
  6. 6. Heightened Political Activity <ul><li>Some politicians believed revolution could be achieved through political process. </li></ul><ul><li>Andres Molina (Positivist) publishes Los Grandes Problemas Nacionales </li></ul><ul><li>Madero figures Diaz will not step down, sets forces in motion that will lead to November 1910 exile . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Madero and the Anti-Re-electionist Cause <ul><li>Madero came from a wealthy family, but was interested in the welfare of the peones . </li></ul><ul><li>Writes manuscript: La sucesión presidencial de 1910 </li></ul><ul><li>Toured Mexico to test the waters. Made public appearances in Orizaba, Veracruz, Merida, among other places. </li></ul><ul><li>Meets with Abraham Gzz, Anti-Re-Electionist Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Free and honest elections encouraged. </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-re-electionists thrown in jail. </li></ul><ul><li>Madero flees to the United States of America </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Last Hurrah <ul><li>Preparations made for Diaz’s 80th birthday, as well as Independence centenario . </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of money spent, gala balls held in Mexico City. </li></ul><ul><li>Key returned to Mexico by the French. </li></ul><ul><li>Ironic that such celebrations were being held on the eve of a civil war that would last years and years. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Time Line of the Porfiriato <ul><li>1885-Louis Pasteur successfully tests rabies vaccine. </li></ul><ul><li>1890-United Mine Workers of America is founded. </li></ul><ul><li>1892-Thomas Edison receives a patent for a 2-way telegraph. </li></ul><ul><li>1896- First X-Ray photograph taken </li></ul><ul><li>1899-Spanish Rule Ends in Cuba </li></ul><ul><li>1901- Anti-Jewish Rioting Breaks out in Budapest </li></ul><ul><li>1909-Manhattan Bridge is opened </li></ul>

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