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Causes of Mexico’s independence of 1810
The independence of Mexico was the consequence of a struggle that was resolved with weapons, which ended the control of the Spaniards in most of the territories of Spain. The War for the Independence of Mexico occurred on September 16, 1810 – September 27, 1821, which lasted 11 years.
The image about Miguel Hidalgo and Costilla, was a bit confusing, but as I saw in the movie, everything changed, I knew him as a priest and revolutionary in the war, but not as rebellious to how it was. He got with his best friend’s daughter, he did not respect the norms of his religion, he was a party, and above all it was the one who began the movement and through his works he transmitted his ideas. At all he was what he expected.
During this great Mexican movement the changes in the social and political structure were derived from the Bourbon reforms. The population of New Spain, mostly formed by indigenous population (60 percent) and castes (22 percent). From the defeat of the Creoles in Mexico City in 1808 in other cities in New Spain, small groups of spells gathered that sought to follow in the footsteps of the City of Mexico.
In 1810, the Conspirators of Querétaro were about to run the same fate, but when they were discovered, they chose to take arms on September 16 in the company of the indigenous and peasant inhabitants, convened by the priest Miguel Hidalgo and Costilla. From 1810, the independence movement went through several stages. The first stage begins at the beginning of 1800 when, including the rich, Creoles and indigenous people, they no longer wanted to share the wealth of the people with the Spaniards.
The actions were incorrect because they assumed more radical positions, including social issues, such as the abolition of slavery. Sincerely my opinion about what would have happened if independence had not taken this way I think it would not have had the same impact, since logically the United States would be much lower than Mexico, our border would be with Canada. This would have caused the other countries to have not separated. Then there would be a successful super country, with monarchy, but at the same time democracy, we would be better than currently. Logically, of course, to solve conflicts, the equality of law would have been established.
Some actions were correct, while others turned their backs on the right of the other, such as social inequality, indigenous people were much more belittled were treated as ‘slaves’ when they had the right to be fighting for their respect for their respect. Economic problems was another case, the influence of the ideas of the French Revolution, which fostered the rights of man were unfair and gave only their backs to women without being able to have an opinion on anything.
Honestly, I did not know so thoroughly the story about how Mexico became greatly independent, assuming too many positions.
Everything ends on September 27, 1821, when the Trigarante Army, under the command of Agustín de Iturbide enters Mexico City. What is considered as the consummation of independence.
I totally learned things that I would never have imagined that they happened, I am proud of how our ancestors achieved to create a future that is now ours and we will have to do the same for our families coming, and therefore, all for receiving the right and respect that weWe deserve as Mexicans.