The Mexican Revolution is
one of the most important historical references in our country, on the basis of which a new nation-building process began.
It was an armed movement that began in 1910 to end
the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz and officially concluded with the enactment of
the new 1917 Mexican Constitution, which laid the foundations for restoring
peace and refounding the nation, on the basis of legality and institutional
Under the command of Francisco I. Madero, arms were raised to the shout of “Effective
suffrage, no reelection,” at different points in the country. In addition to these civil and political rights,
the nation demanded essential democratic and social principles such as
equality, justice, equity and freedom.
On November 20, 1910, certain groups took up arms
against the regime of Porfirio Díaz. The next few weeks saw increasingly numerous, powerful uprisings in
isolated parts of the country. Madero could see that his call had been
effective and that people were gradually beginning to walk the path of
democracy and justice.