Mexico

Mexico

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Mexico or Mexican United States is a state in North America bordering in the north with USA , in the southeast with Belize and Guatemala , in the north-west It is washed by the waters of the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean, in the east – by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

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History

The entire military history of Mexico was conditionally divided into periods. Please note that on the sides (or above the heading in the mobile version) there are icons with typical warriors and weapons typical for the indicated periods, when you click on them, corresponding articles on Wikis will be opened in a new tab. When you click on the period heading, you will move to the chronological line, where you can clearly see what events were happening at that time.

The Aztec period is the period in the precolonial history of Mexico, which began with the advent of the Aztecs in the 14th century and ended with the fall of the Aztec empire in 1521 at the hands of the conquistadors. During this period, a strong Aztec influence was exerted on the Mexican tribes: almost all of them used Aztec weapons and equipment.

The conquest of Mexico is a period in the history of Mexico, which began with the destruction of the Aztec empire by conquistadors led by Hernan Cortes, and led to the creation of the New Spain colony.

New Spain is a Spanish colony in North America that existed from 1535 to 1821. It was located on the territory of modern Mexico and another 8 states.

The 19th century was significant for Mexico. In 1821, Mexico gained independence from Spain and became a full-fledged sovereign state.

The Mexican Revolution of 1910 – 1917 is a period in the history of Mexico during which a civil war broke out in the country.

The 20th century is most characteristic of the Kristeros uprising and the “economic miracle” that occurred in Mexico after World War II.

Today, Mexico has a well-organized army, police and military academies to train future specialists.

Mexican Drug War — armed conflict between rival drug cartels, government troops and police in Mexico.

Chronology

It contains all the main events of Mexican military history. Links lead to the WikiWarriors encyclopedia, so we recommend opening them in a new window. Events are grouped according to different periods described above. By clicking on the line of one color or another (or on the block itself in the phones), you will move to a text block with information about the selected period. If you moved to a certain period when clicking on its heading above, but cannot find it, look at the far right of the screen, it is most likely there.

  1. The civilization of the Indians Maya is declining.

  2. Aztecs arrive in the Valley of Mexico.

  3. Aztecs found Tenochtitlan, the capital of their future empire.

  4. Montezuma I becomes ruler of the Aztecs and expands the Aztec empire.

  5. Hernan Cortes arrives in Tenochtitlan. The murder of Montezuma II .

  6. Cortes defeats the Aztecs and proclaims their lands as Spanish possessions.

  7. Mixton war between the Native Indians and the colonial troops.

  8. Tepeuan rebellion against the colonial authorities.

  9. Rise of pueblo .

  10. Pim rebellion.

  11. The Catholic priest begins the war for the independence of Mexico.

  12. The end of the war, the declaration of independence of Mexico.

  13. Agustin I becomes the first emperor of Mexico.

  14. Guadalupe Victoria becomes the first president of Mexico, the country becomes a republic.

  15. Santa Anna becomes president for the first time.

  16. The Texas Revolution begins.

  17. Texas forces defeat the Mexican army of Santa Anne and the Republic of Texas is separated from Mexico.

  18. The Mexican-American war begins.

  19. US troops occupy the capital of Mexico.

  20. The end of the war with the United States, Mexico is losing a large number of territories in the north of the country.

  21. Santa Anna expelled from Mexico.

  22. The French invade Mexico, and the president of the country is Maximilian I .

  23. Benito Juarez expels the French and becomes president of Mexico.

  24. The Mexican revolution begins.

  25. 35-year-old dictator Porfiriro Diaz has been reset, he was replaced by Francisco Madero .

  26. US troops cross the border and chase the guerrilla leader Pancho Vilyu .

  27. US Army leaves Mexico, the revolution ends with the adoption of constitutional amendments.

  28. Revolutionary leader and folk hero Pancho Villa .

  29. War kristeros against the provisions of the amended 1917 constitution.

  30. Murder in Mexico Leo Trotsky .

  31. Mexico declares war on Japan and Germany, sends its expeditionary air forces .

  32. Beginning of the Zapatista uprising in Chiapas.

  33. A new federal police unit has been created to deal with drug cartels.

  34. In the first 5 months of the year, about 1,400 people were killed by organized crime.

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