Mexico And The United States; Their Mutual Relations And Common Interests by Gorham Dummer Abbot

Mexico And The United States; Their Mutual Relations And Common Interests

byGorham Dummer Abbot

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1869. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. THE REVOLCTION OF AYUTLA--1853. The triumph The great final, triumphant step in the regenof Bcpubhcans. era(.jon of Mexico, was irrevocably taken in 1853, by the "plan of Ayutla," proclaimed by Generals Alvarez and Comonfort. During the dictatorship of Santa Anna, the liberal party had made steady progress throughout the Republic. They aimed at radical reforms in the government, and were indefatigable in extending a knowledge of their principles and objects. The clergy, equally intent upon opposing both, made every possible effort to uphold the Dictator, in a course and policy which genuine Mexicans detested. As most other nations would have done, they repudiated the idea of inviting or imposing a, foreign monarchy upon themselves, and looked upon Santa Anna as a traitor to his country, a violator o£his oath, and recreant to the most natural and deep-seated instincts of a patriotic and loyal people. Generals Alvarez and Comonfort were the leaders, during this period, in the great movement of the Republicans against the Church party under Santa Anna. Alvarez, honored and trusted for his devoted patriotism and incorruptible integrity, was the most prominent in asserting and maintaining the reforms embodied in the "Plan of Ayutla," and was Commander-inchief of the Republican forces, but from his advanced age and infirmities, was less conspicuous in the active service of the campaign. General Comonfort was, in character, political opinions, and associations, of the moderate party, but in this "moveinent allied himself with the Republicans, and by his activity and prestige contributed greatly to their success in the "Plan of Ayctla." nefentofthe Santa Anna and the "Church Party" made urc party. & tjespera^e struggle to defeat it. But the general indignation at the defect...

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Title:Mexico And The United States; Their Mutual Relations And Common InterestsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217514847

ISBN - 13:9780217514842

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