and racially charged. Mexican Independence Day Facts 1. In the early 19th century, Napoleon 's occupation of Spain led to an outbreak of numerous revolts against colonial government across Spanish America. What happened in 1811? The Independence of Latin America.
Image of Miguel Hidalgo, who fought for Mexico 's independence.
Some people outside of Mexico may confuse Mexican Independence Day with Cinco de Mayo (5th of May but that is a different celebration (and a much less important one in Mexico).
Mexican Independence Day is a major Mexican celebration held every year.
One September 15th, the eve of Mexican Independence Day, the celebrations begin.
Mexican War of Independence 3 Minute History.
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There is a statue of Lamport in the mauseleum at the base of the Angel of Independence in Mexico City. Beezley and David. Princeton: Princeton University Press 1986. In 1810, after being discovered, Quertaro conspirators chose to take up arms on September 16 in the company of peasants and indigenous inhabitants of Dolores ( Guanajuato who were called to action by the secular Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo, former concealment and Disguise in Twelfth Night rector of the Colegio. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press 1991.