Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United
States, With the Address of the President to Congress December 8, 1914
Political affairs:1 Constitutionalist
revolution against Gen. Huerta’s dictatorship, led by Carranza and Villa.
Arrest by Huertista officer at Tampico of an officer and men of the U. S. S.
Dolphin. Occupation of Vera Cruz by United States
forces. Severance of diplomatic relations between the United States and
Mexico; representation of the United States by the Minister of Brazil.
Mediation between the United States and Mexico by plenipotentiaries of
Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. Flight of Huerta; provisional presidency of
Carbajal, nominee of the Mediators; transfer of the Government by President
Carbajal to the Constitutionalist Army through the Governor of the Federal
District. Assumption of executive power by Carranza; military convention of
all factions at Aguascalientes; provisional presidency of Gutierrez, nominee
of the convention; Carranza bolts convention and Villa and Zapata adhere
thereto. Withdrawal of the United States forces from Vera Cruz. Carranza’s
retreat from Mexico City to Vera Cruz. Gutiérrez, Villa, and Zapata
establish Conventionist Government in Mexico City (Documents 651-984)