This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Emiliano Zapata - This person was a heroic leader of the Mexican Revolution. Following the Revolution, this individual tried to implement better agrarian methods and laws.
Porfirio Diaz - This person was a dictator who believed in progress, science and free enterprise. Many people thought that this person would deliver the country from feudalism, although it did not happen.
Justo Sierra - This person wrote a meditation on Mexico's history, with the belief that the only hope for mankind was science and reason.
Vasconcelos - This person was an anti-intellectual who...
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