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dc.contributor.author Richmond, Douglas
dc.date 2011-09-14
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-30T20:35:02Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-30T20:35:02Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/9179
dc.description.abstract Just as patriots in the United States, Mexican rebels initially sought local autonomy rather than independence. After two priests initiated regional insurrections, the war for independence often became local conflicts rather than a movement for national liberation. This became particularly evident when upper class forces battled Hidalgo and Morelos, who attempted to use the insurrection to obtain redress of socioeconomic problems. Eventually the criollo determination to control Mexico triumphed when the unheralded Iturbide provided the formula for consensus with his brilliant Plan de Iguala.
dc.description.sponsorship University of Texas at Arlington Library
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Texas at Arlington Library
dc.relation.ispartof Focus on Faculty
dc.subject Mexico--History--1810-1821
dc.title The Mexican struggle for independence from Spain, 1810-1821
dc.type Video en_US

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