Mexican History from 1829-1914, how successful was the country in dealing with challenges it faced? Access the roles of Santa Ana Juarez, Juarez, and Madero.
Mexico during 1821-1914 had newly achieved independence, and a federal constitution. Under the rule and military leadership of Santa Ana Mexico defeated a Texan rebellion at the Alamo however went of ultimately face defeat by the Texan Army in San Jacinto. Mexico also lost a war against the United States and lost half of its territory, then went on to lose a war against France and was then occupied by France. France was later driven off Mexican soil by Benito Juarez. Santa Ana was a military dictator that sought personal glory and often times profit, while Benito Juarez Benito is remembered as being a progressive reformer dedicated to democracy, equal rights for his nation's indigenous peoples, his antipathy toward organized religion contrasted a lot of Santa Ana's conservative ways. Francisco Ignacio Madero González was Madero was the prototypical upper-class politician Madero was instrumental in creating the revolutionary movement that began in 1910 and led to the fall of the dictatorship of then-president, Porfirio Diaz. As president he tried to reconcile Mexico but was unsuccessful.