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Causes of the Mexican Revolution

Summary: Political and economic factors both served as causes of the Mexican Revolution in 1910. The extremely corrupt government of Porifirio Diaz created severe poverty in Mexico, separating classes and creating tension between those classes. And the Mexican economy suffered from instability as a result of both extreme poverty and its overdependence on loans from foreign nations.
The Mexican revolution, beginning in 1910 and officially ending in 1946, was a time of constant bloodshed for the Mexican people. The presidential power changed from one man to another approximately 75 times during these 36 years. This revolution was main cause was Porifirio Diaz and his extremely corrupt government. This government created severe poverty with their corrupt system that caused a sever separation between the classes and created tension between the classes, finally the Mexican economy (which was already suffering) was completely dependent on foreign nations.

Diaz¡¦s Government was an extremely corrupt organization which favored the rich over the poor. Diaz himself was a very harsh and repressive ruler, who refused to come out of power. He would hold ¡§democratic¡¨ elections every four years, but would rig them so that he would win. Year after year Diaz was reelected. He once allowed another to win the election...

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