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Implementing the Constitution of 1917

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033099
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038124 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0006
Implementing the Constitution of 1917

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This chapter discusses the implementation of the Constitution of 1917, which was a slow and uneven process. The Constitution is credited for setting the course for the creation of a socialist society, but no national leader provided his/her full commitment to its achievement until Lázaro Cárdenas in 1934. Thanks to Cárdenas' efforts, Mexico remained on the road to socialism and had yet to succeed or fail.

Keywords: implementation; 1917 Constitution; socialist society; Mexico; socialism; Lázaro Cárdenas

Chapter.  5117 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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