Pedro de Ampudia, the Governor of Nuevo Leon, and Santiago Vidaurri, his Secretary, announce that the President of Mexico, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, has allowed Northern Mexican soldiers to carry guns without licenses in “Oriente y Occidente”…
Engraving of Toussaint L'Ouverture being taken from his family to be imprisoned by the French during the Haitian Revolution. Toussaint L'Ouverture is one of the most famous leaders of the revolution and a big supporter of the abolishment of slavery.
This photograph, taken by Abel Briquet in the State of Mexico around 1887, depicts two rurales in a street scene. The rurales, during this time, were transformed into a professional military force under the modernization program of Porfirio Díaz.
Depicting Cuba’s Independence as its own nation after
being Spain’s first and last colony in the “New World,”
M. Carranza included these images among others in his
Souvenir Habana in 1899, directed towards citizens of the