MEXICO: Why Obregon Is Great

Until twelve years ago, when wild-eyed Madero unhoused the venerable Diaz, Mexico was just a place for foreign money to go and make more money. Madero started a series of rattling revolutions which lasted until the assassination of Carranza in 1920.

Then in stepped Alvaro Obregon, one-armed fighter, idealist. He found a " Constitution" which had been evolved during the revolutionary period, and it was his intention to make the Constitution work.

The purpose of the Constitution was to make Mexico a free country in which most Mexicans would be able to...

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