About me: Hey guys my name is Benito
Juarez i was born in 1806 in San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca.
During most of my childhood i only spoke Zapotec. I studied
at Santa Cruz Seminary, the only secondary school in Oaxaca.Later
i studied law at the Instituto de Ciencias y Artes. I became a member
of Oaxaca Town Council in 1831, And a local congressional
representative in 1833.For some time , I worked as a lowyer,
defending indigenous communities. After General Paredes Arrillada was
removed from presidency I became a federal representative,and i was
responsible for approving the loan that Gomez Farias had requested from
the church (1847) to finance the war with the United States of America.