Paso, Texas. This gave hope for many that wanted to escape their harsh lives back at home. So part of the dynamic of caudillo politics was a matter of conflict between federalists and centralizers, though people of different political orientations with regard to social programmes could belong to both camps, as they were to do again in the Revolution of 1910-20. It is impossible to place the blame on one single event or person because of the complexity of the Mexican people. Unable to compete with "self-exploiting" peasant family labour farms in the maize market, estate owners had switched to growing wheat and vegetables for the urban upper income market, taking advantage of their monopoly control of irrigation water.
It also had some of the greatest generals the United States of America has ever seen, sadly, some of these generals were on the losing side, but this fact does not make them any less great. What Cárdenas did was create a more effective apparatus for central control he bureaucratized the military, for example, so that they no longer constituted a potentially autonomous power bloc which might take over the state, although they did have some influence in policy, acted. But the Church was extremely astute in its strategy. It is extremely important to stress that the Church remained an independent corporate power in Mexican society after the Reform. In some cases, however, the notion of achieving restitution of lost village land wasnt really the effect of a continuous history of struggle by indigenous communities which preserved a genuine notion of their historical sociocultural identity, but a matter of manipulation of post-revolutionary legislation. And if we go on to try to gauge the impact of the agrarian movements on Mexicos subsequent social development, this view seems even harder to sustain.