MEXICO'S ROLE IN WORLD
Mexican History 1918
Timeline - Year 1918
Emiliano Zapata sends a number of proposals to
but Carranza refuses
even to respond.
William E. Gates,
an American archaeologist, arrives at Zapata's headquarters
Gates advises Zapata to get things
straightened out before the U.S. gets their
focus off the
War and back towards Mexico. If by then Mexico would still
feature internal struggle, America would be ready to seize the
April 25, 1918
issues a manifesto to all Mexican People, trying to rally all
types of revolutionaries, but without success.
Bad harvest in 1918.
Zapata becomes dark, irritable, and
Emiliano Zapata writes to the retired
and urges him to declare
Venustiano Carranza. Zapata issues a leaflet titled A Toast To
Álvaro Obregón. Heck knows if and what Obregon replied.
November 11, 1918
Great War is officially over.
November 21, 1918
Another day of correspondence for
He writes to
Felipe Ángeles, who is exiled in Texas,
and asks him if
he would use his intimate friendship with Field Marshal Foch,
the French commander, to win "powerful moral influence" for the
González resumes his
offensive. Over 11,000 troops
march into Morelos' major towns where they find the peasants mostly
fled or dead. The
took to the hills once more.
Felipe Ángeles comes back from
voluntary exile in El Paso, TX, and joins
Winter 1918 / 1919 is a tuff sucker. The
Spanish influenza sweeps south from Mexico City and leaves a death
rate of 42 per 1,000.
Zapata's army gets reduced by half.