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Liberal leader Benito Juárez returns to Mexico from exile in the US and the Caribbean

05/04/1858
With the intent of overthrowing the illegitimate conservative government, Benito Juárez, leader of Mexican liberals and the rightful constitutional successor to the presidency, returns to Mexico after a period of exile in the United States and the Caribbean. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1998), 529.

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