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Benito Juarez was one of the most prominent and resourceful leaders in Mexicos history He raised the standard of living and championed the poor However it took Juarez half his life to become such a dominant political figure He was born in San Paulo Guelatao in the Mexican State of Oaxaca His parents were Indians and he was raised a shepherd boy His parents died when he was three leaving Benito to his unmarried uncle His uncle believed that the only way for him to better his place in society was to become a priest So on December 18 1818 Benito at the age of twelve ran away to the city to learn He entered the city penniless and didnt even speak the language He soon got a job helping a bookbinder and attended a parish school He soon left the school because of discrimination and social class divisions He worked and was then able to enroll in the Holy Cross Seminary Benito did not want to become a priest but the free education kept him there Then at 22 he entered the Institute of Sciences and Arts and he studies Physics and then law In 1831 he finished his studies and went to work in a law office That same year at age 25 he was elected to the position of city alderman Then in 1833 he was elected to the Oaxaca State legislature Next in 1834 he became the attorney for the state Governments changed as was characteristic in Latin America and he was thrown in jail He then was released and gained support of both Liberals and Conservatives and in 1841 he became a senior judge in the states capital court He was a great judge he was impartial didnt care about race sex or social class He also followed dressing patterns similar to Abraham Lincoln with a black wool suit white linen shirt black bow tie and a stovepipe hat Benito
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