Revolutions (general)

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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Just by way of refresher, since I know everyone took such good notes during episode 5.1 and 5.2 


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

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🎶Tonight I'm gonna party like it's the year seventy-nine 🎶

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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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