Mexico City, Mexico

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    City or Town
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    Angered at Washington's recognition of Juarez, the Conservative Government in Mexico expels all U.S. consular officers US/the World
    At the port of Veracruz, French forces complete their evacuation from Mexico. US/the World
    At Vera Cruz, Emperor Maximilian of Mexico arrives in his new country for the first time US/the World
    French commander Marshal Bazaine leads French troops out of Mexico City for evacuation from Vera Cruz. US/the World
    French troops enter the Mexican capital after an eighteen month campaign US/the World
    In London, Britain, France, and Spain agree to a military intervention in Mexico to force payment of debts US/the World
    In Mexico, a French-appointed Assembly declares an empire and offers the throne to Archduke Maximillian US/the World
    In Mexico, Benito Juarez turns down a British proposed six month truce in the country Foreign
    In Mexico, Miramón arrives at Medellin to attack Juarez forces at Vera Cruz Foreign
    In Mexico, Miramón departs Mexico City to march on Juarez forces at Vera Cruz Foreign
    Mexican conservatives rise up against the moderate liberal government Foreign
    Mexican liberals begin to advance westward towards Mexico City in hopes of winning the War of the Reform Foreign
    Mexican liberals recapture Mexico City US/the World
    Mexican moderates revolt against the liberal government and jail Benito Juárez Foreign
    Mexican president Ignacio Comonfort resigns and flees Mexico City Foreign
    Mexico suspends interest payments on it foreign debts and causes consternation in Europe US/the World
    President Benito Juarez adjourns the Mexican Congress and abandons Mexico City to the French US/the World
    President Benito Juarez returns to Mexico City and the restoration of republican rule. US/the World
    The newly sworn Emperor Maximilian of Mexico arrives in his capital city for the first time US/the World
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