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6 days ago · Vital articles are lists of subjects for which the English Wikipedia should have corresponding featured-class articles.They serve as centralized watchlists to track the quality status of Wikipedia's most important articles and to give editors guidance on which articles to prioritize for improvement.
2 days ago · 700,000 to 1,117,000 civilian dead (using 2.7 million figure) The Mexican Revolution ( Spanish: Revolución Mexicana, 1910–1920) was a major revolution that included a sequence of armed regional struggles that transformed Mexican culture and government.
- 20 November 1910 – 21 May 1920, (9 years, 6 months and 1 day)
- Revolutionary victory, Full results, Porfirio Díaz ousted from power and exiled to France, May 1911., Francisco I. Madero elected president of Mexico, 1911, assassinated February 1913., Victoriano Huerta overthrows Madero and assumes the presidency 1913–1914., Venustiano Carranza creates an alliance of Northerners under the Constitutionalist banner 1913., Convention of Aguascalientes between revolutionary leaders, 1914., Carranza's Constitutionalist Army under General Álvaro Obregón defeats Pancho Villa at the Battle of Celaya, 1915., Carranza consolidates his position as president of Mexico, 1915., Mexican Constitution of 1917 enacted., Rebellion against Carranza government by Sonoran generals Obregón, Plutarco Elías Calles, and Adolfo de la Huerta in the Plan of Agua Prieta, 1920., Interim Presidency of De la Huerta, 1920. Pancho Villa amnestied., Successive assassinations of revolutionary leaders Madero (1913), Zapata (1919), Venustiano Carranza (1920), Pancho Villa (1923), Álvaro Obregón (1928)., Laborist Party victories in 1920 and 1924 elections., Eventual formation of the National Revolutionary Party (1929) and consolidation of the post-revolutionary regime.
2 days ago · The Southern United States, also referred to as the Southern States, American South or simply the South, is a geographic and cultural region of the United States.It is between the Atlantic Ocean and the Western United States, with the Midwestern United States and Northeastern United States to its north and the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico to its south.
- United States
- Southerner, Southron (historically)
- District of Columbia
2 days ago · The United States is a federal republic of fifty states, a federal district, and several territories. The land area of the contiguous United States is 2,959,064 square miles (7,663,941 km 2 ). Alaska, separated from the contiguous United States by Canada, is the largest state at 663,268 square miles (1,717,856 km 2 ).
4 days ago · 1960 Indianapolis 500. Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. (born January 16, 1935) is an American retired auto racing driver who has raced in numerous genres of motorsports. His open wheel racing includes United States Automobile Club Champ cars, sprint cars, and midget cars. He raced stock cars in NASCAR and USAC. He won several major sports car racing ...