... we are all prompted by the same motives, all deceived by the same fallacies, all animated by hope, obstructed by danger, entangled by desire, and seduced by pleasure. — Samuel Johnson

Benito Juarez

1806–1872
Civilization: Hispanic — Mexico
   Field of Renown:  statesman — President
Era:  Mexico

Leader of Mexico during the War of Reform. Passed, enforced anti-clerical laws. Supported informally by United States.

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Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
French Invasion and Maximillian  in  The Story of Mexico  by  Charles Morris
The War of "Reform"  in  A Short History of Mexico  by  Arthur Howard Noll
Juarez and the Constitution  in  A Short History of Mexico  by  Arthur Howard Noll

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Image Links


Portrait of Juarez
 in Young Folks' History of Mexico