El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Pascual Orozco and Pancho Villa prepared their troops for the assault but Madero, who feared the attack might antagonize American support for the revolution, ordered them to stop. On May 8, 1911 Orozco defied Madero's order and stormed the city, beginning the first Battle of Juárez. Federal troops held the city for two days but, on the third day, rebel forces triumphed, forcing the surrender of General Juan Navarro and Díaz loyalists. The loss of Ciudad Juárez led to the resignation of Díaz. Later that year Francisco I. Madero was swept into the presidency of Mexico, but his coalition of revolutionaries was already falling apart. Within two years, President Madero was deposed, imprisoned,
Pascual Orozco y Pancho Villa prepararon a sus soldados para el asalto, pero Madero, quien temía que el ataque podría enajenar el apoyo estadounidense a la revolución, ordenó que se suspendiera. El 8 de Mayo de 1911, Orozco desafió la orden de Madero y atacó a la ciudad, dando inicio a la primera Batalla de Juárez. Por dos días el ejército federal retuvo la ciudad, pero para el tercer día, triunfaron los soldados rebeldes, obligando al General Juan Navarro y los partidarios de Díaz que se rindieran. Al perder Cd. Juárez, el Presidente Porfirio Díaz se vio obligado, a renunciar. El mismo año Francisco I. Madero fue impulsado como Presidente de
Location. 31° 47.174′ N, 106° 31.602′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on Ewald Kipp Way, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is about 500 feet southwest of the intersection of Executive Center Boulevard and West Paisano Drive (US-85). Marker is in this post office area: El Paso TX 79922, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smeltertown (here, next to this marker); El Paso Del Rio Del Norte (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line in New Mexico); International Boundary and Water Commission (approx. ¼ mile away in New Mexico); Fort Bliss Officers' Quarters (approx. 1.8 miles away); El Paso del Rio del Norte (approx. 2 miles away); Camino Real (approx. 2 miles away); Major Simeon Hart (approx. 2 miles away); Capt. James W. Magoffin (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in El Paso.
Additional keywords. Mexican Revolution
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