Mexican War of Independence

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  • THE INCUBATION STAGE

    THE INCUBATION STAGE
    This is the incubation stage because the creoles wanted mored right and better jobs, but the Spainards did not want to give them that.
  • Miguel Hidalgo

    Miguel Hidalgo
    This is the symptomatic stage because at 6:00 am, Miguel Hidalgo, a Mexican priest, declared independence from Spain. All of the anger had built up and created a war known as Grito de Dolores.
  • The rebel army captured the granary.

    The rebel army captured the granary.
    The rebel army captured the granary. Most of the Spaniards and Criollos were massacred or exiled.This is part of the symptomatic stage because there is now murder involved with the hope of having independence.
  • Battle of the Monte de las Cruces

    Battle of the Monte de las Cruces
    Hidalgo's army fought at the Battle of Monte de las Cruces with Spanich resistance and came out with a victory. Although they had won this battle, they did not defeat the Spanish in Mexico City. This is part of the syptomatic stage because this is still leading to the crisis stage.
  • Battle of the Bridge of Calderon

    Battle of the Bridge of Calderon
    The Spanish fought and defeated the ingurgent army in the battle of the Bridge of Calderon. Which forces the rebels to run twords the Mexican border in hope of escape. While on there way there Hidalgo and his soldiers crossed roads with the Spanish army. Hidalgo and his men were captured. This is part of the sypmtomatic stage because Hidalgo and his men have been captured by the Spainards and are left with no hope.
  • Higalgo's death

    Higalgo's death
    After Higalgo and his men were captured by the Spainards Hidalgo was executed. Hidalgo's body was mutilated and his head was displayed in Guanajuato as a warning to the Mexican rebels. This is the crisis stage, now that Hidalgo has been executed.
  • Jose Maria Morelos

    Jose Maria Morelos
    After Hidalgo's death Jose Maria Morelos became the new leader of the revolutionary army.
  • Congress of Chilpancingo

    Congress of Chilpancingo
    The Congress of Chilpancingo signed the first official document of independence the "Solem Act of the Declaration of Independence of North America." Not too long after, the war of Siege of Cuautla. This is still part of the crisis stage because although a document has been signed for independence, there is still war.
  • Morelos has been captured

    Morelos has been captured
    Jose Maria Morelos has been captured by the Spanish colonial authorities. He was then tried and executed for treason.
  • Agustin de Iturbide

    Agustin de Iturbide
    Agustin de Iturbide did not want independence, for he was a royalist. Spanish authorities wanted Iturbide ro lead the final battle against the revolutionaries. In hope he would end the Mexican independence movement. Iturbide believed he might lose some power, so he fought for the Mexican Independence.
  • Three Part Proposal

    Three Part Proposal
    Iturbide created a three-part proposal and presented it to the leader of the revolution. This proposal mentioned that first, Mexico will gain independence, but be a monarchy. Second, creoles and peninsulares will have equal rights. Last, Roman Catholic Church will be the official church of Mexico. This compromise brought 10 years of fighting, but brought groups toegther like creoles and pininsulares, and royalists and rebels. Together they joined Iturbide to fight for the independence of Mexico.
  • Three-part proposal continued

    This is part of the Conovalescence stage because their proposal worked and brought everyone together to fight for their Indepence!
  • Mexico Gains Independence

    Mexico Gains Independence
    Mexico became independent from Spain. Also this year, Iturbide became Emperor Agustin I of Mexico. This is the very end of the "illness" because Mexico revieved independence even though they had to suffer for quite a while.
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    Mexican Independence

    These are the events that lead Mexico to gain independence from Spain.