Revolutions

After becoming President, Madero decided to alienate his old friends. 

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After being elected President of Mexico, Francisco Madero enjoyed no peace. 

 

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In the summer of 1911, Francisco Madero was not quite President. And that was a bit of a problem.

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How Porfirian politics helped destroy the Porfiriato

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Sulla died believing he had saved the Roman Republic. Boy was he ever wrong. 

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In the spring of 1911, Francisco Madero unleashed the tiger. Let's see if he can control it. 

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Francisco Madero had a plan, but it didn't really work. 

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Welcome to Morelos. I'd like to introduce you to your host, Emiliano Zapata. 

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After Porfirio Diaz said he welcomed a democratic opposition, many foolishly took him at his word. 

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Just as Mexico was being kicked around by an economic crisis, Porfirio Diaz dropped a political bombshell. 

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Porfirio Diaz ruled Mexico for so long they named a whole section of Mexican history after him. 

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In the years after independence, Mexico was a bit unstable. 

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In 1810, Father Hidalgo let forth the Cry of Dolores. 

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The last week of May 1871 was indeed a very bloody week. 

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The Paris Commune was formally inaugurated on March 28, 1871. Unfortunately no one could agree on what that meant.  

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On March 18, 1871 the government of Adolphe Thiers attempted to seize control of the National Guard's cannons. It didn't go well.  

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In September 1870, everyone in Paris prepared for a siege. Some of them also prepared for revolution. 

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Napoleon III hoped a war with Prussia would save his Empire. Instead it destroyed his Empire. 

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First as tragedy, then as farce. 

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Let's figure out what the heck happened in 1848

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The bitter end of the Revolutions of 1848 arrived in the summer of 1849.

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As the walls close in on the Revolutions of 1848, the final loose ends will be ground up by millstones, but still stamp the future with fertile soil to grow new liberty trees. 

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Wherein the King of Prussia is offered a dog's collar. 

 

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In Dec 1848, the Austrian Empire got a new Emperor. 

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In Dec 1848, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte was elected president of France. 

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In November 1848, the Pope took flight.

 

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After the Emperor declared war on Hungary, Vienna launched an uprising in October 1848.

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The Frankfurt Parliament is the symbol of the liberal German Revolution of 1848. That's not a compliment. 

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In the summer of 1848, the forces of counter-revolution began to get the upper hand in central Europe. 

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On March 23, 1848 the Kingdom of Piedmont declared war on Austria. 

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In April 1848, the Hungarians won the right to national self-government. But what about the other nations of the Kingdom of Hungary?

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The Austrian Imperial Ministry had a habit of cracking down, but then backing down.

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