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By Dianna MacDonald.  Population: 108,700,000  Size: three times the size of Texas  Climate: tropical to desert.

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1 By Dianna MacDonald

2  Population: 108,700,000  Size: three times the size of Texas  Climate: tropical to desert

3  Early Amerindian civilization.  Conquered by Hernan Cortez in  Ruled by Spanish monarchs until  Napoleon conquers Spain.  Mexico plans for independence.  September 27, 1821: Treaty of Cordoba.  Benito Juarez’s “War of Reform”  Porfiriato – industry sold to foreigners.  The Mexican Revolution: 1910 – 1920.

4  Treaty of Cordoba, signed August 24,  Constitution of Mexico, approved February 5, 1917.

5 MEXICOUNITED STATES  Similar districts.  Executive branch.  Judicial branch.  Bicameral Congress -Senate -Chamber of Deputies.  Similar districts.  Executive branch.  Judicial branch.  Bicameral Congress. -Senate -House of Representatives.

6 MEXICOUNITED STATES  Grants more power to political parties.  Grants more power directly to citizens capable of voting.

7  Several rebel/political pressure groups.  Economic Problems -devaluation of the peso in % of population is underemployed.

8  Mexico and the United States have similar government structures.  However, because the Mexican executive branch gets most of the power in their government, Mexico has a different distribution of power.


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