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  • 1st Aero Squadron in Pursuit of Pancho Villa(139 clicks)
    The US Army's first air arm learned its deificiencies.
  • Biography of Francisco I. Madero(153 clicks)
    Rosas Stoops, a Mexican, present a short biography of the "Apostle of the Revolution."
  • Did the United States know of Villa's attack before it happened?(143 clicks)
    Argues the Woodrow Wilson allowed Columbus, NM to be attacked by Pancho Villa.
  • Diego Rivera Web Museum(176 clicks)
  • El Credo Revolucionario: David Berlanga and Convention of Aguascalientes(157 clicks)
    by Todd Hartch. This paper examines the life and philosophy of Mexican revolutionary educator David Berlanga. Although the forces of compromise and realism eventually triumphed in the Revolution, Berlanga represented a small group of radical intellectuals who hoped to construct a new Mexican society along egalitarian, communal lines.
  • Emiliano Zapata(167 clicks)
    Brief biography of the Mexican Revolutionary, Emiliano Zapata, who fought to have village lands restored. He became a symbol of the Revolution.
  • Excerpt from Barbarous Mexico by John Kenneth Turner(122 clicks)
    An indictment of the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz.
  • James Creelman on Porfirio Diaz(136 clicks)
    Creelman's interview was published in Pearson's Magazine in 1908 and led Francisco I. Madero to enter the political arena as a presidential candidate. Creelman thought Diaz was wonderful. By 1911, Diaz had been thrown out of power.
  • James Creelman, "President Diaz: Hero of the Americas"(164 clicks)
    The famous interview.
  • Lázaro Cárdenas del Río (1895-1970)(128 clicks)
    Perhaps the most influential president of 20th century Mexico, Lázaro Cárdenas was noted for his love of the people and his honesty.
  • Mexican Anticlerics, Bishops, Cristeros, and the Devout during the 1920s: A Scholarly Debate(124 clicks)
    Reprint of Donald J. Mabry, "Mexican Anticlerics, Bishops, Cristeros, and the Devout during the 1920s: A Scholarly Debate," Journal of Church and State Vol. 20, No. 1, (1978), 81-92.
  • Mexican Revolution, 1910-1940(145 clicks)
    Very brief biographies of some principal figures such as Zapata, Villa, Obregon.
  • Pancho Villa Home Page(153 clicks)
    Fun and useful site
  • Photo Gallery of Pancho Villa(147 clicks)
  • The Beginning of the End: Porfirio Díaz(129 clicks)
    Short essay on the last days of the Díaz dictatorship.
  • The Border Revolution(156 clicks)
    Written by Cindy Baxman May 15, 1998. The Mexican-US border played a very important role in the Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910.
  • The Mexican Revolution(154 clicks)
    Resources for students and teachers on the Mexican Revolution.
  • The Mexican Revolution: 1910-1920(174 clicks)
  • The Mexican Revolution: Conflict in Matamoros(165 clicks)
    Robert Runyon's photographs of the Mexican Revolution (1910-20) represent a generally impartial eyewitness account of events in Northeastern Mexico from 1913 through 1916. Three hundred fifty unique images in the Runyon Collection document one chapter of the revolution which Runyon witnessed in Matamoros, Monterrey, Ciudad Victoria, and the Texas border area and surrounding area.
  • The Personal History of Pancho Villa and Its Effects on Mexican History(156 clicks)
    Brad Rath presents an exciting biography of Villa.
  • The Plan de Ayala(151 clicks)
    From John Womack, Jr, Zapata and the Mexican Revolution (New York: Vintage Books, 1968, 400-404). Reprinted by permission. This document was coded by Marc Becker. Please report any errors, typos, or other suggestions to
  • Tomás Garrido Canabal(141 clicks)
    Note on the leftist anti-clerical in Tabasco state.