Mar 27, 2012

Mexican Revolutionary Leader Emiliano Zapata — by the numbers

1 out of 5 of land in Mexico was owned by a foreign interest.

27 percent of Mexican land owned by American at the start of the Mexican Revolution.

1910 the Mexican Revolution began

5,000 number of peasants in Zapata’s Liberation Army of the South that fought for communal land rights

39 the age Emiliano Zapata was assassinated for playing a major role in the Mexican revolution

27 Article in the Constitution of Mexico regarding land reform that was influenced by Zapata’s Plan of Ayala.

11 number of films on IMDB listing Emiliano Zapata as a character

Viva Zapata! (1952)
Wed. Mar. 28, 6:30 p.m. | $5

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