1910 President Diaz promises a democratic election, and that he would not run for re-election
Francisco Madero ran a courageous campaign to bring democracy to Mexico.
Shortly before the election Madero is jailed along with thousands of his supporters by President
While in jail Diaz is declared winner of the national election
Following the Election Madero was released and fled to San Antoinio, from there he declared
himself the official President of Mexico.
called for a violent revolt Nov. 20 1910, the revolt failed but inspired revolutionary groups to band together.