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    Project: Benito Juarez One of the most important political figures of the 19th century Mexico, Benito Juarez played the pivotal role in fighting against the foreign occupation in Mexico. He served as the President of Mexico for five terms. He endured a tough childhood. Orphaned at the age of three, he was raised by guardians and spent most of his youth working in corn fields and as a shepherd. He later joined a seminary as a priest and obtained a degree in law. Soon after, he became actively involved in local politics and passionately defended the rights of poor Indian communities. He represented the poor natives and became one of the leading lawyers of Oaxaca. He soon became a judge in a federal court and was later appointed as the governor of Oaxaca. During the military regime of Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, he went into exile and returned to become the President. He helped in the overthrowing of Antonio’s government, resisted the French occupation of Mexico and also fought against the Second Mexican Empire. Benito Juarez was the president of Mexico from 1858-1872. During his time as president he…

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    Benito Pablo Juarez Garcia was born in San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, Mexico on March 21, 1806. Juarez was the president of Mexico and a national hero who served from 1861 to 1872. He was the first Native Mexican president in history, originating from the Zapotec people. Juarez’s parents past away when he was only three years of age, leaving him to fend for himself. He began working as a shepherd and in the corn fields until he was 12 years old. In December of 1818, Juarez traveled to the city…

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    This paper has three aims. The utmost importance is to contribute to the understanding of the reinterpretation on the 35 year regime of Porfirio Diaz (1876-1911), highlighting the major achievements increasing the Mexican economy, and the fall of the thirty-five year regime. Despite the previous interpretation of Porfirio Diaz regime as an enigma, his government considered as a dictatorship, and inflicting injustice all around the country. It has been said that it is better to regret an action…

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    infrastructure was being created and debt was being paid, but the social strife which occurred under his rule ultimately resulted in the Mexican Revolution. Diaz grew up in a Mestizo family in Oaxaca to a mother, father and seven other siblings. When his father died, he fell into deep poverty but found his way out of it by training to become a Priest. Through experience, Diaz realized his true strength laid in war and soon enrolled in the military. He was known for his tenacity and rigor in…

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    a protocol for gathering evidence that was non-existent. Bulldozers were often used in unearthing Argentine mass graves, destroying and mixing whatever remains were available. Doretti worked on desaparecidos’ remains for years to come. In fact, some of the evidence she collected is still moving through the legal system today. She went on to work on cases focusing on “human rights abuses.” This took her all over South and Central America. This early work eventually brought her to Mexico. In 2001,…

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    This inquiry seeks to establish that upon gaining power, Benito Mussolini introduced a Fascist Program. Mussolini’s rise to power marked the introduction of the first fascist program, the Italian Fascisti. A program which would later influence Adolf Hitler and Nazism, as well as Francisco Franco and his Falange Party. However, Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini must be credited with the origins of fascism or fascismo. Though Mussolini defined fascismo as more of a spiritual concept than political,…

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    Benito Mussolini was a clever man. Prior to 1922, he used the post war crisis to his advantage. He provided the illusion that fascism was the way forward and a way to eradicate the country of socialism . The people of Italy saw it as a means to end the economic, social and political turmoil they were facing . The political ideology and mass movement of fascism dominated Italy. It included extreme militaristic nationalism, political and cultural liberalism. They stood for social unity and…

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    Following the end of World War I, a new political doctrine emerged in Italy and Germany and was strongly enforced and spread by two extremely influential figures: Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler. This new political ideology was named fascism by Mussolini, and according to him, was different than all ideologies before it; he lists in The Doctrine of Fascism ideologies such as socialism and democracy that fascism specifically opposes. Both Mussolini and Hitler rejected most ideologies that came…

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    Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini were like each other in many ways. Both were devoted Fascists, and both became dictators of their countries at similar times using similar strategies. This was not surprising, as Hitler had seen the success of Mussolini’s rise to power and was inspired to do the same in Germany. The two shared a common, clever strategy in taking power in a completely legal fashion. Their arrival in their governments and the laws they made that allowed them to run legal…

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    Italy emerged among the victors of World War One, yet faced dire economic and political circumstances at the end of the war. Unemployment and inflation was comparable to that of Germany and parliament experienced five successive governments between 1919 and 1922. This social tension was compounded by the unsuccessful Paris Peace Conference where Italy lost territory such as the town of Fiume, and the rapid rise of the socialist party; supported by the growing poor. In many respects the Fascist…

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