Francisco Madero's Rise To Power Analysis

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Francisco Madero’s rise:
As time was going on, Porfirio Diaz still was in presidency, and people were not comfortable of the constants reelections of the same president. One day, Porfirio called for an interview to James Creelman, in which he said that the democracy in Mexico was not affected by his long term stance in the power, and that he was not consumed by power. He stated that the democracy was the only fair principle in the government, which contradicted his actions because he reelected himself for over 30 years. Another fact he said was that he was able to leave the presidency with no remorse aside from his long standing government. Likewise, the fact of saying that most leaders that are in power for a long time start to feel that
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The opposition took Juárez city and after this Diaz realized he lost territory and force; therefore, he looked for a deal again, bringing as a result the Juarez City agreements, where Díaz accepted to leave the presidency and Francisco Leon de la Barra will be the president. After that, in may 31, Diaz left the country. This is the end of the Porfiriato, the tyranny of Porfirio Diaz, who maintained in power for over 30 years, and a new start for Mexico begins. The end of one era, and the beginning of another …show more content…
The ineffectiveness and impotence of Madero to rule Mexico was highlighted. Later, a covenant made in 1912 in Chihuahua stated that all the latifundistas will be compensated and the lands will return to their previous owners. The real intention was to obtain the support of landlords and powerful families. During 1911 and 1912, Zapata faces with Madero’s army; Felix Diaz organized a revolt but it failed and was sent to prison. Madero seeking to stop the armed rebellions, placed Victoriano Huerta as the leader of the division in the north.
Placing Victoriano Huerta, one of the most dangerous men in Mexico, was not a good idea, he commanded battles with lot of casualties, such thing that did not like to the USA ambassador Henry Lane Wilson, who was worried about the ongoing revolution and its activities because they can affect the performance of American businesses settled in Mexico. Nonetheless, one February 22, in 1913, Madero will be assassinated by the hands of Victoriano Huerta. Although such event was catalogued as a betrayal, Huerta still got the presidency. In order to justify this, Huerta said that he was applying the “Ley

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