How did France Lose in Mexico? | Animated History

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Bancroft, Hubert, History of Mexico, being a popular history of the Mexican people from the earliest primitive civilization to the present time, New York: The Bancroft Co., 1914
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume XIV: History of Mexico, San Francisco: The History Company, 1888
Pani, Erika, La intervención francesa en la revista Historia Mexicana, Mexico City, Mexico: El Colegio de México, 2012
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    The Armchair HistorianThe Armchair Historian2 yıl önce
    • Mexico won the war to France. Why? Because France did not withdraw because the Prussians were coming. The Franco-Prussian war occurred in 1870 while the French were expelled from Mexico in 1867 lol. The United States likes to affirm that the Mexicans won thanks to the arms support that they gave to Mexico, which they certainly did not send because you were in a civil war. The Mexicans had their own armory called "the citadel", they manufactured their own cannons and mosquets. This is a huge list of mexican all battles won. Which confirmed the definitive victory to Mexico. Battle of de Santa Isabel del 1 de Marzo de 1866 2,000 vs 2,000 5 de Mayo victoria de México. year1862 6 mil franceses vs mil mexicanos. 2 de Abril donde México derrota a Francia para siempre. Miahatlán de 18 Battle of Carbonera de year 1866 1600 mex vs 1300 franceses. Battle of Jahuactl Tabasco year de 1863 The take of the city San Juan Bautista de 1864. Battle of Santa Gertrudis de 1865 México vs Austriacos. Battle of Estado de Hidalgo México vs Belgas Battle of Chihuahua de 1866 mil mexicanos contra mil franceses Battle of Sitio de Jonuta de Tabasco de 1866 la de Cameron con 700 mexicanos vs 70 franceses. Battle of Juchitán, Oaxaca México contra franceses y austriacos de 1866 victoria de México. Batalla de El Guayabo 1866 15º mex contra 300 franceses Battle of Guadalajara de 1867 300 mexicanos vs 400 franceses y mexicanos conservadores Battle of Puerto de Bagdad México Tamaulipas. 1.500 infantes vs 5 barcos franceses Batalla de Villa de Álvarez 700 mex vs 400 franceses. Victoria de México Batalla San Jacinto Aguascalientes año 1867 fuerzas mexicanos vs franceses y austríacos. Más o menos Mil vs miL Victoria de México . Batalla de Lomas de San Lorenzo de 1867 7,000 mexicanos vs 5,000 franceses. Victoria de México. Batalla de de la ciudad de México Mexicanos vs mexicanos y franceses de 1867 Batalla de San Pedro de 1864 22 de Diciembre de 1864 victoria mexicana. Mexicanos 265 contra 800 franceses. La escolta del general Gazielle es atacada por tropas comandadas por el general Antonio Rosales. Los mexicanos eran tan solo 300 contra 800 franceses y la victoria es de México. Batalla de Totoapan Veracruz de 1864 Victoria de México. Fuerzas de combate 300 hombres vs 300 franceses Batalla de Mazatlán de 1864. Batalla de Nanahuatipam de 1864. Victoria mexicana 400 mexicanos ves 500 franceses. Con profirió Díaz. Batalla del Parral. 8 de Agosto de 1865 Victoria de México . Se desconocen las fuerzas de combate.

      Bruno Samurai PicturesBruno Samurai Pictures7 aylar önce
    • @E R I know much. I always admit when i dont know something. Can you cite you're declaration?

      David SolisDavid Solis7 aylar önce
    • Ask yourself this. What was Sothern American reaction to French n English intervention.

      David SolisDavid Solis10 aylar önce
    • Please tell me, how do you rationalize the motivation for the British leaving? Do you really believe it is because the French had expanionistic designs? Really?

      David SolisDavid Solis10 aylar önce
    • Peter Griffin

      That birdThat birdYıl önce
  • so the French started another Peninsula war.

    Sette KwanSette Kwan4 gün önce
  • me: france how many time do you want to surrender? france : yes!

    Dantès Le MagnifiqueDantès Le Magnifique5 gün önce
  • At this time France was the biggest and best army.... to understand this think about life this.. imagine Iraq beating the us

    Sergio BlancoSergio Blanco8 gün önce
  • I share a Birthday with Napoleon III.

    NoobToobNoobToob8 gün önce
  • So Mexico didn't really deafeat France. They had to withdraw not to get the Americans angry, but still kicked Mexico's ass. I'm not French btw.

    Zanzao-1 Ps3Zanzao-1 Ps313 gün önce
  • USA needs Mexico , probably more than Mexico knows

    Falln1Falln118 gün önce
    • Es la relación más tóxica de Norte America.

      Juan TuznaJuan Tuzna22 saatler önce
  • 1:32 This kinda sounds familiar

    Christian BravoChristian Bravo19 gün önce
  • Ots always veracruz

    z0ro_z0ro_20 gün önce
  • France has received freedom

    Jay NatJay Nat25 gün önce
  • The Armchair Historian: How France lost...

    SeverusSeverus28 gün önce
  • 1:03 You'll see in the mexican scholar system the Pastry War is in reality called "The 1st French Intervention".

    OSLOOSLOAylar önce
  • Me as a german:😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿🍿

    Ei AoEi AoAylar önce
  • Nothing to do with armchairs, but how (as in how many ships and at what costs) did it take in the 1860s to move 26, 000 troops and supplies across the Atlantic?

    schoolssectionschoolssectionAylar önce
  • I know your a proud American and all but if america was the reason why Mexico won, then why were they too scared to declare war on france?! They did a proxy war instead just incase Mexico loses the Americans won't have a direct war with France. Hints the reason why France had the strongest military in the world at the time. If not for the franco-prussian war France would have taken all of Mexico and probably would keep expanding down south to Central and South America and take some land from the Americans or who knows ALL OF IT! But that was just a what if. But what is not a what if is that America was afraid to go to war with a much more powerful enemy France.

    Jonathan SmithJonathan SmithAylar önce
  • Very interesting thanks

    Timothy ChiversTimothy ChiversAylar önce

    Gaming WithSubscribersGaming WithSubscribersAylar önce
  • 1:32 Conservatives who would be unhappy with the result and protest against it... Unrealistic.

    BobingBobingAylar önce
  • **Headline News 1861** France defies the Monroe Doctrine as the US cannot get their house in order!

    Fidana SimpsonFidana SimpsonAylar önce
  • Fck France!!!

    Bird WorldistBird WorldistAylar önce
    • Bruh, this was 200 years ago, chill

      Da Ork BoyDa Ork Boy12 gün önce
  • Should've paid America to collect it 😂😂😂

    scoobyruuuuscoobyruuuuAylar önce
  • Europeans go to war Egmont overture: hello there

    Daniel StörmuDaniel StörmuAylar önce
  • How about making a video on French victories once in a while? Someone would think that France never won a single battle watching your channel.

    TomTomAylar önce
    • Hehe he... That's what Anglo Saxons '' Historians'' do all the time

      Godefroy ShakeshaftGodefroy ShakeshaftAylar önce
  • En honor al G(H)eneral Ignacio Zargoza, salvador de Pueblo y luego de México, viva mexico pero viva mexico libre

    The Martian RangerThe Martian RangerAylar önce
  • Very offten people says Maximilian was a very good person but you want to know who really was ? Zaragoza used to help soldier who didn't know how to write to get in touch whith their relatives also he used to sew and mend the coats of its officers, since the country was so poor and in such a bad state of organization after so many wars in a row that it was difficult to be well dressed and Zaragoza knew how to sew and when he saw them very badly he would tell them, leave me here your coat I fix it, he was noble even to die, the reason for his death was that he caught some disease, it could have been smallpox or measles when he visited and helped care for the wounded after the battle of Puebla, he died a few days later , it is thought that he contracted it from French soldiers.

    Fernando SpadaFernando SpadaAylar önce
  • Very offten people says Maximilian was a very good person and a really modern thinker, but he and Juarez has a very , very similar way of think ....... So why in the name of God Mexico wanted that change a indigenous blooded president for a foreignous ??? We already got that way to govern, that Truth is the white racist rich landowners didn't like Juarez. This was just an act of racism. But Juarez won.

    Fernando SpadaFernando SpadaAylar önce
  • Yes give me your history I love learning world history 😖.

    Christopher KleinbachChristopher KleinbachAylar önce
    • Yes yes world history hahahahaha 🤭😖😂🤣💀💩👻.

      Christopher KleinbachChristopher KleinbachAylar önce
  • Victoria 2 music huh

    Juca LebreJuca LebreAylar önce
  • OH MY GOD!!!! COME ON there is so much you could have added. For example, have you ever wondered why there is a statue of Benito Juarez is in Chicago, Illinois AMERICA (1). Or why there is a bust of Abraham Lincoln in CD. Juarez MEXICO (2), AND in Tijuana, MEXICO (3). Abraham Lincoln was terrified that France was going to open up the cotton trade for the confederates from Mexico because it would then supply a new source of revenue that would have made it possible to defeat the Unionist army, OR AT LEAST SUED FOR PEACE. Lincoln's military attaché met Juarez in South El Paso (now called Cuidad Juarez, Mexico for obvious reasons) and provided military armaments to defeat the French. For all intents and purposes Cinco de Mayo is an American Holiday because without both leaders, we would be speaking Creole instead of English AND Spanish. THIS IS JUST LAZY WRITTING!!!!!! 1 2. 3.

    R. VelardeR. VelardeAylar önce
  • So the US saved Mexico from a French invasion. Amazing the things they don't teach you in history.

    CedarHuntCedarHuntAylar önce
    • @Bryan 1318 You could have told him what happened but, "learn history". Lose the attitude.

      Steven BrummfieldSteven Brummfield9 gün önce
    • No they were still licking their wounds Mexico was going to win anyway all they did was Send weapons learn history

      Bryan 1318Bryan 1318Aylar önce
  • When American took half of mexico then French wanted to take over Mexico and lost

    peter munizpeter munizAylar önce
  • Don't you put your baguette in my taco!

    Midi Music ForeverMidi Music ForeverAylar önce
  • Dude they did tray 2 times they got is ass kicked to times by Mexicans

    Juan CruzJuan CruzAylar önce
  • I now realize how much Mexico has lied about its history...

    MikeMikeAylar önce
  • French flag should be all white cause they always lose the wars

    El VampiroEl VampiroAylar önce
  • Napoleon III couldn't catch a break!

    TLMTLMAylar önce
  • Mexico after the war: I won but at what cost

    Cerridian EmpireCerridian EmpireAylar önce
  • 🇲🇽🌶️

    Иисус GamesИисус Games2 aylar önce
  • Hey, can you do a video about how Simon Bolivar liberated Gran Colombia?

    Fed Up GringoFed Up Gringo2 aylar önce
  • HA HA. Wall! :)

    Justin WheelerJustin Wheeler2 aylar önce
  • Fuk them liberals... glad my culture is still a conservative one. Now to eradicate liberals in the U.S.

    andrademezaandrademeza2 aylar önce
  • Now let's consider a war with the US vs mexico today who would win a Abrams tank or angry mexicas with sone tools lol 😆

    Brandon Everything2006Brandon Everything20062 aylar önce
  • this is when trump says the berlin wall is to keep mexcians out

    Josh TongJosh Tong2 aylar önce
    • you stole that joke from oversimplified

      EricEric2 aylar önce
  • So basically, France: we have trained soldiers, legit weapons, power and *technology* Mexico: we have machetes....... *and rage* France: ... *understandable, have a great day*

    Gozu velascoGozu velasco2 aylar önce
    • Mexico also had technology

      DunkleosteusDunkleosteusAylar önce
  • Rigged election?

    TitijijoTitijijo2 aylar önce
  • If your Hispanic or Native American you must watch this video its for educational purposes, learn something new...

    Los Indios somos IsraelitasLos Indios somos Israelitas2 aylar önce
  • 🧡😀🧡😀🧡

    Kylie SchultzKylie Schultz2 aylar önce
  • As a Mexican, please come back France

    Zeatl FilmsZeatl Films2 aylar önce
    • so why ?

      Pablo ESCOBARPablo ESCOBARAylar önce
  • Do you need a name, Cinco de Mayo

    Rafael CampuzanoRafael Campuzano2 aylar önce
  • As a mexicana I can say I'm proud of them

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  • And yet the French Foreign Legion continue to commemorate the Battle of Camarón, a gritty victory part of a losing campaign.

    The Greatest Bald EagleThe Greatest Bald Eagle3 aylar önce
  • 🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽

    htx_lilg382htx_lilg3823 aylar önce
  • No need for current political jokes; you are doinga great job telling history.

    James BondJames Bond3 aylar önce
  • Armchair Historian I would like to make some corrections in your video.

    Carlos GallegosCarlos Gallegos3 aylar önce
  • If france won it would be illegal frenchmen crossing the border today

    Dx298Dx2983 aylar önce
  • so basically mexico was saved by the US. that’s funny because they fought eachother not too long after they were partners.

    jelly beansjelly beans3 aylar önce
  • You need to learn more mexiacn history my friend, that never happened that way..

  • En caso de que algún poblano vea esto, que chinguen a su madre los pipopes

    Hugo RamirezHugo Ramirez3 aylar önce
  • The French lost their commander and the French gave up

    8blr Brian8blr Brian3 aylar önce
  • Why the hell don’t you talk about the most famous battle of this war? The battle of Camarón

    Si vis pacem para bellumSi vis pacem para bellum3 aylar önce
  • in conclusion, my country mexico can look a bit weak to say the least, but once you start fighting us, you get to see our rough fighting. viva mexico!

    Internet2579Internet25793 aylar önce
    • @Eric you truly dont know anything about how trash the government in mexico is right now.

      Internet2579Internet25792 aylar önce
    • well then why haven't y'all beat the cartels yet?

      EricEric2 aylar önce
  • Viva lè Mèxico !

    patrick currypatrick curry3 aylar önce
  • Sooo many missing facts...

    Luis Rodrigo Carbajal NoguésLuis Rodrigo Carbajal Nogués3 aylar önce
  • Benito Juárez: Kills Maximilian Historians: you a** he was on your side.

    Official SquadrilogyOfficial Squadrilogy3 aylar önce
  • Mexican. Take that france France. Shut up mexco

    bad boi man 2 to hellbad boi man 2 to hell4 aylar önce
  • Tacos are good

    bad boi man 2 to hellbad boi man 2 to hell4 aylar önce
  • Benito was a liberal

    Angel SanAngel San4 aylar önce
  • It really is an Illusion to say that the turning point of the war was American support. At best the USA provided tepid support and worse yet USA arms dealers profited from Mexico's precarious situation sending outdated an expensive arms. It really is a great disservice to an overall fantastic video to paint US involvement as the turning point. Mexico won because of Mexico period.

    Osvaldo TrujilloOsvaldo Trujillo4 aylar önce
  • French "Conquest of Mexico" ass!!!

    Fantom 6400Fantom 64004 aylar önce
  • *spain, france, and britain steps in mexican soil* Mexicans and mexico: *entonces has elegido la muerte*

    HellafantHellafant4 aylar önce
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