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President that served from 1934 to 1940.
Lazaro Cardenas
Nationalized the oil industry
Lazaro Cardenas
Known as "the independent president"
Lazaro Cardenas
Promoted land reform
Lazaro Cardenas
Developed PRM as well as its corporatist structure
Lazaro Cardenas
Served from 1940 to 1946
Manuel Avila Camacho
Dropped military sector from the PRM
Manuel Avila Camacho
Renamed the PRM the PRI
Manuel Avila Camacho
Worked with FDR to set up Bracero Program
Manuel Avila Camacho
Served from 1952 to 1958
Adolfo Ruiz Cartmas
Women were given the right to vote during his presidency
Adolfo Ruiz Cartmas
Was president during Operation Wetback
Adolfo Ruiz Cartmas
Served from 1964 to 1970
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz
Brought the Olympics to Mexico
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz
The Tlatelolco Massacre occurred during his presidency
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz
Served from 1970 to 1976
Luis Echeverria
Was the minister accused of organizing the Tlatelolco Massacre.
Luis Echeverria
Carried out land reform
Luis Echeverria
Ordered a number of social programs to be carried out
Luis Echeverria
Served from 1976 to 1983
Jose Lopez Portillo
An abundance of oil was found in Mexico at the beginning of his presidency
Jose Lopez Portillo
He expanded and upgraded the country's oil facilities
Jose Lopez Portillo
Overspent due to oil profit projections
Jose Lopez Portillo
The economic collapse that triggered the world recession happened during his term.
Jose Lopez Portillo
Still made fun of for saying he would "defend the peso like a dog" against devaluation.
Jose Lopez Portillo
Served from 1982 to 1988
Miguel de la Madrid
Nationalized the country's banks
Miguel de la Madrid
Negotiated agreement with the United States and IMF
Miguel de la Madrid
Toured Spain and normalized relations
Miguel de la Madrid
Served from 1988 to 1994
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Negotiated NAFTA
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Created Solidarity
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Privatized banks (and provided discounts to friends)
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Privatized Telmex (by selling it to Cuba after he had purchase 10%)
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Privatized state corporations
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Started automatic voter registration
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Removed voting from Gobernacion
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Invited international observers to elections
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Congressional elections were free and fair for the first time during his term
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Selected PRI candidate Colosio, Head of Electoral/Corruption Reform who was assassinated.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
The Zapatista Uprising occurred during his term
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
The peso collapsed during his presidency
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Publically blamed Zedillo the new president for Mexican economy's collapse
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Served from 1994 to 2000
Ernesto Zedillo
Last authoritarian president
Ernesto Zedillo
Chosen quickly to replace Colosio after his assassination
Ernesto Zedillo
Managed currency collapse by negotiating United States loan (oil money going to New York)
Ernesto Zedillo
Was president during the Aquas Blancas Massacre
Ernesto Zedillo
Was president during Acteal Massacre
Ernesto Zedillo
Served from 2000 to 2006
Vicente Fox Quesada
First democratically elected president
Vicente Fox Quesada
Served from 2006 to 2012
Felipe Calderon
Presidency will be best known for the drug war
Felipe Calderon
Enforced anti-clerical elements of the Constitution of 1917
Plutarco Elías Calles
Served from 1877 to 1911
Porfirio Diaz
Rule was known as the Porfiriato
Porfirio Diaz
In an effort to modernize Mexico and make it rich, he forced industrialization and allowed tax breaks and corruption.
Porfirio Diaz
Set precedent of no re-election by stepping down after his first term
Alvero Obregon
President during Cristero Revolt
Plutarco Elias Calles
Formed the Revolutionary Family from the revolutionary generals
Plutarco Elias Calles
Method of lacing speeches with symbols of revolution (including all generals) and socialism
Continflesco
Made amendments to PRN membership that took dues from officials for the party that resulted in increased party size
Portes Gil
Who developed the Pendulum Theory?
Martin Needer
Theory that says presidents selected to successors of differing ideology to ensure party loyatly among the Revolutionary Family instead of a focus on ideology and faction.
Pendulum Theory
Calles' successor
Lazaro Cardenas
Created the National Party of the Revolution
Plutarco Elias Calles
Dissolved the PNR and reconstructed it with four sectors.
Lazaro Cardenas
Renamed the PNR to the PRM
Lazaro Cardenas
Four structures of the PRM
Labor, Peasant, Popular, Military
Renames the PRM the Institutional Party of the Revolution
Manuel Avila Camacho
Removed military structure from PRI
Manuel Avila Camacho
Theory that there was no method to presidential selection
Serendipitous Theory
Who developed the Serendipitous Theory?
Daniel Villegas