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Today in Latin American History

Mexico Officially Adopted a New Constitution And Became a Federal Republic in 1824

Mexico Officially Adopted a New Constitution And Became a Federal Republic in 1824

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Today in Latin American history, Mexico officially adopted a new constitution and became a federal republic in 1824.

Created after the overthrow of the Mexican Empire of Agustin de Iturbide.

This constitution said the republic took the name of United Mexican States, and was defined as a representative federal republic, with Catholicism as the official and unique religion.

It was replaced by the Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States of 1857.

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