Mexico’s independence created division
by Jeremy D. Turner, Presidio La Bahia
May 01, 2013 | 1286 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
In the fall of 1810, revolutionary fever was sweeping across the vast empire of New Spain.

Westward expansion by the United States, the Louisiana Purchase, Napoleon’s invasion of Spain in 1808 and a general disgust by the lower classes towards the aristocracy shaped the events of Mexico’s struggle for independence from Spain.

See the rest of the story in this week's Advance-Guard.
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