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Can you name the answers to these questions about the history of Mexico that begin with the letters A-Z?

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Venustiano Carranza, Emiliano Zapata, and other leaders of the Mexican Revolution intended to settle the differences by meeting in this city in October 1914A
This territory, located in the northern half of the peninsula of the same name, became the 29th Mexican state on January 16, 1952B
PEMEX, Mexico's state-owned petroleum company was founded by this Mexican president on June 7, 1938: Lázaro _______C
This Mexican general, who ruled the country from 1876 to 1911, dies in Paris on July 2, 1915, at age 84: Porfirio _____D
Jose María Morelos, rebel leader during the Mexican War of Independence, was executed by the Spanish authorities in this town on December 22, 1815E
In 2000, this Mexican businessman became president of Mexico, making him the first president elected from an opposition party since 1910: Vicente _____F
According to the tradition, this Marian apparition occurred in December 1531 at the Tepeyac Hill, in Mexico City: Our lady of __________G
The Cry of Dolores was given by this Mexican Roman Catholic priest on September 16, 1810: Miguel ________H
On July 21, 1822, this Mexican general and politician was crowned as Emperor of Mexico: Agustín de ________I
A group of rebel soldiers tried to assassinate this Mexican president of Zapotec origin in Guadalajara, Jalisco on February 14, 1858: Benito _______J
This Mexican painter, known for her self-portraits, dies of pneumonia in Mexico City in 1954, at age 47: Frida _______K
On February 19, 1913, this Mexican politician served as President of Mexico for less than an hour, thus having the shortest presidency in the history of the world: Pedro ________L
In 1943 German ethnologist Paul Kirchhoff coined this term to refer a large cultural region in the Americas which extended from central Mexico to northern Costa RicaM
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From 1429 to 1472, this Nahua warrior and philosopher, co-founder of the Aztec Triple Alliance, ruled the city-state of TexcocoN
This Mexican muralist, author of 'Hombre en Llamas' and 'The Epic of American Civilization', died on September 7, 1949 in Mexico City, at age 65: José Clemente _________O
On February 20, 1943, this volcano surged suddenly from a cornfield near the former town of San Juan Parangaricutiro, in the Mexican state of MichoacánP
According to traditional accounts, Moctezuma II, ruler of the Aztecs, believed that Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés was an emissary of this ancient deityQ
In 1955, this Mexican writer, screenwriter and photographer published his famous novel 'Pedro Páramo': Juan ______R
This Mexican dictator was deposed in 1855 by rebel forces led by Juan Alvarez and Santiago Vidaurri in what's known as the Revolution of Ayutla: Antonio Lopez de _________S
In 1520, Xicotencatl the Younger, ruler of this ancient Nahua state in Central Mexico, decided to ally himself with the Spaniards in order to defeat the AztecsT
Ah Suytok Tutul Xiu, leader of the Tutul Xiu clan, founded this ancient Maya city, located in the present-day state of Yucatán, in the 7th centuryU
Born as Doroteo Arango, this Mexican revolutionary leader was assassinated near the city of Parral, Chihuahua on July 20, 1923: Francisco ______V
The famous magazine 'Violets of Anahuac' was first published by this Mexican writer and feminist pioneer in 1887: Laureana ________W
Also known as Kingdom of Huacica, this pre-Columbian state, located in present-day Nayarit, was conquered by the Spaniards in 1722X
After facing a major Maya uprising, this break-away republic decided to rejoin Mexico in July 1848: Republic of ________Y
On May 5, 1862, Mexican forces led by this general defeated the French Expeditionary Army near the city of Puebla: Ignacio _________Z

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