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The dictator ruled Mexico for almost 35 years. Under his rule Mexico enjoyed peace and economic growth. He left Mexico in 1911 after rebellion from his people. Pofirio Diaz
a liberal reformer, who demanded free elections. He was imprisoned by Diaz. Madero became President and within two years was murdered on the orders of one of his generals. Francisco Madero
A Mexican military officer and President of Mexico. His supporters were known as Huertistas during the Revolution. Nickname El Chacal “The Jackal” or El Usurpador “The Usurper” He was forced to flee Mexico. Victoriano Huerta
A hard riding rebel for the north. He fought mostly for personal power but won over the loyalty of his peasant followers. He was one of the most prominent Generals during the Revolution. Pancho Villa
He was an Indian tenant farmer, who lead a peasant revolt. “own only the ground on which they stand. They suffer the horrors of poverty.” Land of Liberty Emiliano Zapata
In 1929, government leaders, organized the Institutional Revolutionary Party a political party. It held power for 71 years. It make Mexico one of the few nations with two major parties PRI
foreign policy of the United States by FDR toward the countries of Latin America. Its main principle was that of non-intervention and non - interference in the domestic affairs of Latin America. Good Neighbor Policy
An Austro-Hungarian journalist and writer. He is the father of modern political Zionism and in effect the foundation of the State of Israel. Theodor Herzl
A letter from James Balfour of the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary in 1917. It was sent to Baron Rothschild a leader of the British Jewish community. The government favored the establishment in Palestine for a national home for the Jewish people. Balfour Declaration
The preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Through non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world. Mohandas Gandhi
(Aka Salt Satyagraha) In 1930 it began with the Dandi March towards Indian Independence movement. Is was a direct action campaign of tax resistance and nonviolent protest against the British salt monopoly. The Salt March
Chinese statesman who organized the Kuomintang and led the revolution that overthrew the Manchu dynasty in 1912. He was the first president and founding father of the Republic of China. Sun Yixian
A Chinese communist revolutionary, and political theorist commonly referred to as Chairman Mao. He was Chairman of the Communist Party of China. Mao Zedong
was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of Communist China. They traveled over 8,000 miles in 370 days. The Long March
An army officer who took over the Guomindang. He marched in China in 1926 and slaughtered communist party. He wanted to destroy the "red bandits" Jiang Jieshi
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