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Alex Mora

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How do I Celebrate the 15th of September in another country? That’s a good question but first You have to know what is the 15th of September herein Mexico and I show you The Grito de Dolores ("Cry of Dolores") also known as El Grito de la Independencia ("Cry of Independence"), uttered from the small town of Dolores, near Guanajuato onSeptember 16, 1810 is the event that marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence and is the most important national holiday observed in Mexico. The "Grito" was the pronunciamiento of the MexicanWar of Independence by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Roman Catholic priest.
The story is that Hidalgo and several criollos were involved in a planned revolt against the Spanish colonial government,when several plotters were betrayed. Fearing his arrest, Hidalgo commanded his brother Mauricio, as well as Ignacio Allende and Mariano Abasolo to go with a number of other armed men to make the sheriffrelease the pro-independence inmates there on the night of 15 September. They managed to set eighty free. Around 6:00 am September 16, 1810, Hidalgo ordered the church bells to be rung and gatheredhis congregation. Flanked by Allende and Juan Aldama, he addressed the people in front of his church, encouraging them to revolt.

The Battle of Guanajuato, the first major engagement of theinsurgency, occurred 4 days later. Mexico's independence would not be effectively declared from Spain in the Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire until September 27, 1821, after a decade of war.The president of Mexico Always do the “Cry of Dolores” and it goes like this in English:
Mexicans!
Long live the heroes that gave us the Fatherland!
Long live Hidalgo!Long live Morelos!
Long live Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez!
Long live Allende!
Long live Aldama and Matamoros!
Long live National Independence!
Long Live Mexico!...
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