Mexico political vocabulary and notable dates

Mexican political terms


amparo

caudillos

camarilla

dedazo

ejidos

maquiladora

sexenio

sufragio efectivo, no reelección

corporatism

clientelism

constitutional amendment process

presidentialism, hyper-presidentialism, or presidencialismo  

Porfiriato

liberals

conservatives

progressives

the ideology of the Revolution

positivism (científicos)

technocrats (técnicos v. politicos)

PNR, PRM, PRI

PAN

PRD

Election Laws/Amendments of 1963, 1973, 1977, 1990, 1996, 2007, 2013/14


 

Mega-terms

proportional representation

mixed-member proportional system

party list system

separation of power

one-party state, one-party dominant system

presidential system

government in transition, politics in transition

Neoliberalism

 

Names, Dates, Events, etc.


Francisco Hernández de Córdoba & Hernán Cortés

Father Manuel Hidalgo

General Antonio López de Santa Anna

Benito Júarez

Porfirio Díaz, Porfiriato

Madero, Villa, Zapata, Orozco

Ávaro Obregón

Plutarco Elias Calles (jefe máximo)

War of Independence, 1810

Constitution of 1824

Mexican American War

Constitution of 1857

The War of Reform 1858-61

Cinco de Mayo 1862

Mexican Revolution of 1910

Constitution of 1917

peninsulares, criollos, mestizos, natives, blacks, mulattos  

1968 Tlatelolco massacre, Mexico City Olympics

Zapatistas (EZLN)

Import Substitution Industrialization (ISI)

Foreign direct investment (FDI)

Mexican Miracle

PEMEX

Presidents Cardenas through Pea Nieto