Causes of the Independence
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Inequality was a big problem in New Spain. The people were mistreated and exploited.
The creoles, mestizos, natives and slaves were looked down upon, were mistreated, had less opportunities and were overall abused.
Meanwhile, the peninsulars (Spanish people born in Spain), had land, money, and power.
The people were unhappy with this mistreatment. Conspiracies were held in Queretaro to plan a war for independence.
Some of the conspirators were Miguel Hidalgo, Ignacio Allende and Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez
Because the conspiracies were discovered, the Independence was started sooner than planned.
In the early of morning of the 16th of September of 1810, Hidalgo gave the call to arms, triggering the Mexican War for Independence.
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