Political Problems faced by Latin America

Sheetal, Beth, Alex

Mexico after the revolution of 1910-1920

- overthrew the elite and other foreign economic control.

-Liberal constitution of 1917 guaranteed land and liberty to Mexico

- government had control over subsoil and it's products. The state had right to redistribute land to village peasants.

-Redistribution of land to peasants reached peak during the presidency of Lazaro Cardenas.

-After 1930s, conservative governments dominated by Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) which ruled harshly and experimented the economic strategies that affected the dependence on foreign market.

- Got attacked(political oppression by Mexican peasants), opposition party PDR led by his son.

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