The Mexican Revolution
Movie: Zapata (2004)
2004's Zapata: el Sueño del Héroe (Zapata: Dream of the Hero) was a much-anticipated biography of legendary revolutionary Emiliano Zapata from award winning-director Alfonso Arau and starring popular singer Alejandro Fernandez. Poor writing and bad acting doomed the movie, which went on to be one of the most expensive bombs in the history of Mexican cinema.
Quiz: Pancho Villa and the Mexican Revolution
How much do you know about the Mexican Revolution and its most important leader, Pancho Villa? Take this fun quiz and find out!
Photos of the Mexican Revolution
The Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) broke out at the dawn of modern photography, and as such is one of the first conflicts to have been documented by photographers and photojournalists. Here are some memorable images from a terrible war.
Important People of the Mexican Revolution
As the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) burned across Mexico, the lawless land was ruled more and more by ruthless warlords who fought one another over the remains of the broken nation. Who were the men who dared to make Mexico their own?
Emiliano Zapata and The Plan of Ayala
In November, 1911, revolutionary leader wrote one of the most important documents in the history of Mexico: the Plan of Ayala, which called for the removal of President Francisco Madero and demanded land reform in rural Mexico.
Biography of Rodolfo Fierro
Rodolfo Fierro, a.k.a. "The Butcher," was Pancho Villa's most trusted officer and his hatchet man. A capable field officer, he was known as a capricious, cruel killer. Fanatically loyal to Villa, he did all of the jobs that were too grisly for his commander to handle himself.