The French army was not on Mexican soil in a disinterested way but the Emperor Maximilian had committed himself with Napoleon III (Treaty of Miramar)
Acepto el contrato de ser presidente
The consequences of that historic battle were enormous, Napoleon III ordered that the number of French troops be increased, which amounted to approximately 28,000 soldiers, plus about 2,800 of the monarchist party
Said oath said: "I accept the power
After the occupation of Puebla Square, after being declared by General González Ortega on site from March 10, 1863, until his surrender on May 17, the capital of the Republic was also declared on site and Benito Juárez moved his government to San Luis Potosí.
almost a year after the entry of French troops into the Mexican capital, between the jubilation and rejoicing of the conservatives
Miramar's agreements Maximilian formally accepted the Mexican throne, by an oath pronounced on April 10, 1864.
the Mexican conservatives received the imperial couple in the Mexican capital with a joy that bordered on delirium
Maximiliano and Carlota arrived at the port of Veracruz aboard the famous frigate Novara, on May 28, 1864
in other cities, the receptions were much more jubilant and great party, especially in Puebla (which had about 70,000 inhabitants and was the second most populated city)
Maximiliano and Carlota pretended to seek the popularity of the town but without getting it. On January 4, 1865, the Emperor and the Empress walked through the streets of Mexico on horseback, in the clothes of rich ranchers