Victoriano Huerta

Key Player of the 1910 Mexican Revolution

What did he do?

Fought against Emiliano Zapata, Pancho Villa, Félix Díaz and other rebels before and during his time in office. A brutal, ruthless fighter, the alcoholic Huerta was widely feared and despised by his foes and supporters alike. Eventually driven from Mexico by a loose coalition of revolutionaries, he spent a year and a half in exile before dying of cirrhosis in a Texas prison.

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When?

He fought the revolution war around 1910-1913 against the long-established Diaz regime.

Where?

Was born in Colotlán, Jalisco Mexico and died in El Paso Texas,United States.

He lead the Mexican army into fighting in their own land in Guadalupe, Puerto, and most of central Mexico.

How did they make change?

As the 35th President of Mexico now people saw him as one of the worst villains they had ever know. He had was viscous and ruthless towards the revolution. It lead Mexico with a strong army to defeat the regime.

Why did they want to fight for new Spain’s Independence?

He wanted to fight the war with a strong malicious army that was ruthless so they could gain freedom. He wanted his army to be dominant and on top of any enemy force.

SO WHAT? HOW DID THEY CHANGE THE FATE OF NEW SPAIN/ MEXICO?

When he took over as president many people did not like him because of his strong belief in dictatorship since Mexico just got out of a dictatorship president.