Mariano Escobedo



Mariano Escobedo

Mariano Escobedo was a healthy man he was my Grandparents great great
grandparent. He was a Mexican General from Mexico. He wanted to govern
Mexico, he fought against dynasty and he won. Escobedo fought against the
French Invasion in Mexico to govern Mexico. He became a great general who
fought against Napoleon III (French.) In Mexico City airport and in Monterey his
name is printed and also in some streets of difference parts of Mexico.
Mexico had borrowed money from England, France and Spain. In 1861
representatives from this countries got together in London to find a way to get
Mexico to pay this countries. Troops from this three countries went to Veracruz
in 1862. They were welcomed from representative from Mexico. The general
Juan Prim, from Spain accepted the way Mexico was going to pay little by little
so as England. The representative from France is not accepted he wanted the
money and ordered his troops to prepare to fight. The government of Benito
Juarez organize the defense. He made in charge the general Ignazio Zaragoza to
get to Puebla and fight with the French. They attacked each other in the " Fuertes
de Loreto y Guadalupe. The troops of Zaragoza, helped from the Indians
Zacapoaxtla. In 1862of Mat 5 they won against the French.
The emperor from France, Luis Napoleon Bonaparte, wanted to extend
his powers in America and in Asia. He dreamed to form a great empire.
Mexico took advantage of that situation to peek an European emperor to
govern Mexico and to stop the politic anarchy. Luis Napoleon made them
recommend Fernando Maximiliano de Habsurgo, brother of the emperor
Francisco Jose.
Maximiliano accepted his embarkation to Mexico but with her wife, the
princess Carlota Amalia de Belgica. Luis Napoleon send his army to wish
napoleon luck. Austria and Belgica also send troops. The emperors arrived to
Mexico at the end of 1864. In Veracruz, Puebla were great big welcomes. To
confront the invaders, to the president Juarez formed a government itinerante,
who traveled from the capital to the north border.
From this places it continue the position of the millitar action from the
armies from the North, West, command from Mariano Escobedo, Ramon
Corona and Porfirio Diaz. From 1865 to 1867 were constant fights. At first the
power was in Europe, but the Mexican never gave up and little by little the
situation kept changing.
Maximilliano made his own government in the castle of Chapultepec in
Mexico City. The biggest part of his people were foreign, but also has important
foreign Mexicans. They traveled many parts of the center of the city and Carlota
traveled all the way to Yucatan, Maximiliano showed interests for the luck of the
Indian workers.










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