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Mexican constitution proclaimed

Mexican constitution proclaimed

After seven years of revolution and civil upheaval, Mexican President Venustiano Carranza proclaims the contemporary Mexican constitution, which promises the restoration of lands to native peoples, the separation of state and church, and dramatic educational and economic reforms. The progressive political document, authorized by an elected constitutional convention, combined revolutionary demands for land reform with advanced social theory. It will be decades, nevertheless, right before the majority of the sweeping reforms promised by the constitution became reality. Carranza was deposed and killed in 1920, and lasting stability eluded Mexico till after World War II, when industrialism spurred by the war grew right into a major area of the economy and Miguel Aleman became the original within an unbroken group of civilian presidents.

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