Block 2

From the Reform to the Restored Republic

The Ideals of Liberal and Conservative

  • A mid-nineteenth century political forces wanted to rule Mexico .
  • The Liberals and the Conservatives had different ideas, they wanted to improve the situation of the country.
  • The Liberals and the Conservatives were been considered as political parties.
  • The fights between both groups provoked that in this period they were constant conflicts.
  • The fights provoked instability of the country.
  • And affected the economy.
Big image
Big image

The Revolution of Ayutla

  • In the second half of the nineteenth century, Mexico lived a difficult situation.
  • Some problems Mexico faced were that few people controlled large tracts of land and the existence of regional caciques who imposed their interests on the rest of society.(Caciques is a person who by their social or economic position abuses of his power.)
  • In 1853, Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna had ocuppated already ten times the position in the government. Antonio Lopez was convinced by the Conservatives to returned to the power.
  • In 1854, in the present municipality of Ayutla, Guerrero, the Plan of Ayutla was proclaimed. The idea was supported in various parts of the country so the Revolution of Ayutla began.
Big image
Big image
Big image
  • The following year the armed movement triumphed and Santa Anna was forced to leave the country.
  • Based on the Plan of Ayutla, Juan Alvarez became president after elections were organized and Ignacio Comonfort was elected; with this Liberal government period began.
Big image
  • The Plan of Ayutla raised among its most important points like this one:
  • Anyone who opposed the Plan of Ayutla would be treated as an enemy of national independence.
Big image