Porfirio Diaz Summary

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porfirio diaz begins his second term as president of Mexico and modifies the constitution to stay in power. y Victor Ochoa, El Paso, TX, editor of Hispano-Americano, launches a revolutionary movement against Díaz—the first Mexican American to do so y After inspiring several uprisings along México’s northern border, Teresita Urrea (la Santa de Cabora) is banished by the Díaz government and comes to El Paso in exile y Brothers Ricardo and Enríque Flores Magón make plans in El Paso for an anarchist movement (known as Magonistas); the plan fails y The Magonistas (now also called the Partido Liberal Mexicano) make a second plan to take over Ciudad Juárez; this plan also fails y In an interview with American Journalist James Creelman, Díaz announces that he will retire at the end of his term because México is ready to hold free elections y U.S. President William Taft meets with Díaz in El Paso y Díaz runs for reelection but when Francisco I. Madero enters the race, he has Madero put in jail and wins the election y Madero escapes to San Antonio, TX, where he drafts the Plan of San Luis Potosí that calls for…show more content…
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