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Mexican Revolution

Viva la revolución! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby head south of the border--and almost 100 years into the past--to reveal the causes of the Mexican Revolution. Learn how the oppressive land policies and electoral fraud of dictator Porfirio Díaz spurred Mexico’s peasants to rise up and fight. Meet the leaders and heroes of the revolutionary movement, from the visionary Francisco I. Madero to the legendary Francisco “Pancho” Villa. Witness deadly betrayals, the rise and fall of rival regimes, and the penning of a new constitution. And when the dust finally settles, see how the final victory truly belonged to the Mexican people!

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