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Colonel Alexander Doniphan’s Epic March in Mexico, 1846-1847

Alexander William Doniphan is well known among Mormons for his saving Joseph Smith from certain death in the 1838 Mormon War, but his Mexican-American War expedition covering swaths of the Southwest was hailed at the time as a military achievement. In the fall of 1846 Doniphan, an attorney-turned-colonel in the expansionist war, led the 1st Regiment of Mounted Missouri Volunteers out of occupied Santa Fe, New Mexico, into hostile lands of the Navajo and northern Mexican states including Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Nuevo Leon.

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The Last King of the New World

In 1810 during the Napoleonic occupation of Spain an independence movement broke out in Mexico. At the time, there were enough Spaniards there loyal to the crown to crush the rebellion. Rather than acquiesce, the rebels kept the revolutionary fire alive – an effort supported by U.S. leaders like Henry Clay who represented the American consensus that European monarchy had no place in the New World.

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He Saw Fascism As a Fight of the Bourgeoisie, Intelligence Agencies Followed Him all the Time, Several Countries Expelled Him: The Political Journey of Lombardo Toledano

Lombardo Toledano was born in 1894, in Teziutlán, located in the mountains of Puebla. He died in Mexico City in 1968 following the massacre of the students in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Tlatelolco and the jubilant sports competition of the Olympic Games.

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