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By Dianna MacDonald
Population: 108,700,000 Size: three times the size of Texas Climate: tropical to desert
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.
Treaty of Cordoba, signed August 24, Constitution of Mexico, approved February 5, 1917.
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.
MEXICOUNITED STATES Grants more power to political parties. Grants more power directly to citizens capable of voting.
Several rebel/political pressure groups. Economic Problems -devaluation of the peso in % of population is underemployed.
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.