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INTRODUCTION
“LIKE ROLLING STONES”
CHAPTER ONE
TIES TO THE LAND
“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.”
CHAPTER TWO
DIAZ RULES
The Coup
Restoring Law and Order
On Governing
Diaz and the Ruling Coalition
The Military and the General
President Diaz and the Church
Foreign Investors and Diaz
Diaz Makes Promises
The Terrenos Balidos Law of 1886
Railroads and Diaz Largess
Trouble Brews in Labor
Cananea
CHAPTER THREE
FAMILY MADERO
The Interview
The Campaign
Francisco Madero: Fugitive
The Plan de San Luis
Madero’s Little War
Attack on Ciudad Juarez
The Treaty of Ciudad Juarez
CHAPTER FOUR
WHERE RIVERS MEET
Election to Defense Committee
Madero’s Call to Arms
’Miliano and Francisco Madero
The Plan de Ayala
The Liberation Army of the South
CHAPTER FIVE
ZAPATA’S PEOPLE
CHAPTER SIX
FIESTAS VILLISTAS
Madero Recruits Villa
Taking Juarez for Madero
Orozco Rebels
General Huerta Orders Villa Executed
CHAPTER SEVEN
OUT OF THE SHITHOLE
The Breakout
CHAPTER EIGHT
THEY KILLED PANCHITO MADERO
CHAPTER NINE
VILLA DEMANDS VENGEANCE
Taking Torreon from the Usurper
Taking of Ciudad Juarez a Second Time
The Battle of Torreon
Venustiano Carranza Fumes
Torreon to Zacatecas
The Battle for Zacatecas
Carranza Halts Villa’s March
CHAPTER TEN
ZACATECAS and BEYOND
CHAPTER ELEVEN
AGUASCALIENTES
Celaya, Guanajuato, April 1915
Agua Prieta
Massacre at Santa Isabel
Attack on U.S. Soil
The Raid on Columbus, New Mexico
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
THE PUNITIVE EXPEDITION
The Incident at Carrizal
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
COLONEL JESUS GUAJARDO
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
“MATARON A ’MILIANO”
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
THEY KILLED PANCHO VILLA
CONCLUSIONS
RELEVANCE and RAMIFICATIONS
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
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The Mexican Revolution: Legacy of Courage

The Mexican Revolution: Legacy of Courage

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This book narrates the story of the 1910 Mexican Revolution. It was a period of rebellion and ruthless violence. It reports the major events that shaped a nation’s character. It follows the lives of the major players of Heliosian power who led the revolution and sacrificed their lives for it. Parts of the book are fictionalized for dramatic purposes. These are in italics. Finally the story raises the moral question “How is it that ordinary men find the courage to put their lives on the line for an idea?”
This book narrates the story of the 1910 Mexican Revolution. It was a period of rebellion and ruthless violence. It reports the major events that shaped a nation’s character. It follows the lives of the major players of Heliosian power who led the revolution and sacrificed their lives for it. Parts of the book are fictionalized for dramatic purposes. These are in italics. Finally the story raises the moral question “How is it that ordinary men find the courage to put their lives on the line for an idea?”

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