- Good arguments regarding the effectiveness of Obregon and lack of any
by Zapata. I would think that any discussion of who was the most
effective general during the Mexican Revolution would have to specify
what period of the revolution. Obregon did not even get involved until
the Constitutionalists rose up against Huerta.
- --- In MexicanRevolution@yahoogroups.com, E Bryant Holman <bryanth@...>
>And, also by the way: do you actually think that a statement aboutaccording to my way of thinking.
>having "young leftist intellectuals to run the country and bring in
>actual autonomy and independence for Mexico" has anything to do with
>having internationalist designs? "Yankee Go Home" is not a call for
>Mexico to go conquer Iraq or anything along those lines, at least >not
>My point was that Zapata didn't have an agenda insofar as the US was
concerned, and Villa was friendly to the US until the US recognized
Carranza's government, which didn't come until after Villa was defeated
on the battlefield in 1915. You wish to predate American opposition to
Villa so as to blame the US for Villa's defeats in 1915- that's what I
take issue with.