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Empire and RevolutionThe Americans in Mexico since the Civil War$
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John Mason Hart

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520223240

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520223240.001.0001

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Interventions and Firestorms

Interventions and Firestorms

(p.305) 10 Interventions and Firestorms
Empire and Revolution


University of California Press

This chapter focuses on the American government's intervention in the revolution in Mexico. The U.S. government decided to intervene after American interests in Mexico suffered major losses to the rural revolutionaries led by Venustiano Carranza between late 1912 and April 1914. This chapter discusses the decision of American political leaders to take control of the Panama Canal project in 1904 and invade Mexico in 1914 and 1916.

Keywords:   revolution, Mexico, American intervention, rural revolutionaries, Venustiano Carranza, Panama Canal, invasion

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