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Porfirio Diaz And The Mexican Revolution
The Mexican revolution began in 1910 and lasted for about 10 years. The Mexican revolution is considered a time of political and social unrest for Mexicans. In 1870, Porfirio Diaz, a former military general, ran for president in Mexico. He used a no re-election slogan during his campaign. The no re-election slogan was that no president should serve more than one term. In 1876, Diaz became president, stepped down after one term but had complete control over Manuel Flores, his successor. Flores was president for 4 years when Diaz amended the constitution to remove all restrictions of re-elections. Diaz continued to be president for 35 years, which is known as the Porfiriato. The Mexican revolution began with the attempts to get rid of President

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