Mexico timeline by: Jayven

  • Mar 22, 1519

    Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes Landed in mexico

  • Mexico won independence from Spain.

    But the country's leaders could not create a stable government due to intervention by the U.S. and France
  • Porfirio Diaz come to power.

    He tried to improve Mexico's economy by inviting foreign companies to build railways and to invest in other infrastructure.
  • After ruling for 35 years, Diaz was overthrown

    This action sparked the Mexican Revolution, a period of armed conflict.
  • After several years of fighting, a new constitution was declared in 1917

    This document made the government responsible for improving Mexican's lives and promise to give more land to the poor farmers and more right workers.