Miguel Hidalgo Research Paper

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September 16,1810 Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla helped mexicans to fight back against the spanish government known as “Grito de Dolores” that ended 300 years of colonial rule. Mexico fell into Spanish hands in 1521 when Hernan Cortes and his army of conquistadors toppled the Aztec empire under order of king Charles V Cortes founded capital city -Ciudad de México.
Hidalgo led his growing militia from village to village in route to Mexico city, leaving in their wake a bloodbath that he came later to regret . Defeated at Calderon in January 1811 , Hidalgo fled north but was captured and executed by a firing squad in Chihuahua.
The Mexican War of independence dragged on until 1821 when the Treaty of Córdoba established Mexico as an independent as
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