These women changed the history of the Independence of Mexico… Get to know them

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Mexico .- The movement of the Independence of Mexico is undoubtedly the role of women in the struggle .

Without doubt when we talk about the women of Independence, as the first reference comes to mind, Doña Josefa Ortíz de Domínguez since she was the female standard in the movement towards the Independent Mexico .

On the other hand, it should be noted that the role of women was really diverse, from nurses to cooks.

They are some women who changed the history of Independence:

Mariana Rodríguez del Toro

Liberal Novohispana who conspired and supported the independence. When she was captured and despite being tortured, she never confessed the names of the people who fought with her.

Josefa Ortíz de Domínguez

The woman who marked history in the struggle for the Independence of Mexico. María Josefa Crescencia Ortiz Girón, as was her full name, joined the independence movement from the beginning.

Her level of organization led to the consolidation of a plan to take up arms on October 1, 1810.

María Ignacia Rodríguez de Velasco

She was a Creole aristocrat who supported the independence cause. She was recognized in the upper class of New Spanish society due to her beauty and fortune.

It is said that she had a love affair with Agustín de Iturbide, whom she incited to consummate the independence of Mexico.

Rafaela López Aguado [19659006] She was the mother of the López Rayón brothers. It was in 1815 when Francisco, the youngest of his sons, was arrested and sentenced to death by the royalist army. Dona Rafaela was offered the pardon of Francisco's life if he convinced his brothers to lay down their arms. However, he answered: “I prefer a dead son than a traitor to the Homeland.”

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