The Mexican Revolution
Watch this lecture. The first half of the lecture focuses on the grievances of the various social groups which took part in the revolution, while the second half (around 37:00) turns to the revolutionary events themselves. As you listen, consider answering the following questions: what was the role of peasants, the working class, and intellectuals in the Mexican Revolution? What similarities do you perceive between the Mexican Revolution and the French and American Revolutions? What was unique about the Mexican historical context and revolutionary events?
This resource is copyrighted by the University of Houston and may not be reproduced without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.