The historical facts of the Mexican revolution uncover a country that endured an aggregate number of violent insurrections fought by multiple, diversified bands of revolutionists.At the heart of the conflicts and the quest for ultimate control was a nation determined to free itself from the social and political bondage of tyranny.Perhaps the most significant change produced by the Revolution was its creation and distribution of corruption through the struggle of power.The years of rebellion would bring many into power that would use force to ensure and preserve their rule consequently weakening the country while fostering a politically and socially hostile climate. The birth pangs of Mexico's revolutionary transformation began in 1810 with a rebellion led by two poverty-stricken priests, Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Morelos.
Spanish colonial officials were controlling Mexico.In northern Mexico, Hidalgo incited the Mexican Indians to revolt against the wealthy Spanish plantation owners.The battle cry was for a new government and the redistribution of the land owned by the church and plantation owners.
Hidalgo's army was eventually defeated and in 1811 and he was executed.Jose Morelos then took full control of the Revolution and led guerrilla attacks until the Spaniards captured and hanged him in 1815.The Revolution of 1810 would fade quickly following the death of Morelos.
In 1821, a plantation owner named Augustin de Iturbide led other plantation owners in a revolt against Spain, declaring their independence.By 1822, Iturbide declared himself Emperor Augustin I.However, he was unable to pay the troops that supported him and was overthrown by the army and replaced with a republic headed by Guadalupe Victoria. From 1823 to 1855, the new Mexican Republic was plagued with political disputes between Mexico's liberals, who sought free trade and looked to model Mexico after the United States, and conser…