This is La Adelita , the lady of the revolution. She was during Mexican revolution as the leader of women. Today, during the celebration women dress in similar suits in honor of Adelita . Like many other revelations people looked up to the Americans because the Americans were the first successful country to rebel and succeed.
Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa (1878 - 1923), left, sits against a tree with a fellow soldier following the Mexican Revolution of 1911. Many of Pancho Villa's soldiers were indigenous Yaqui Indians and they were very fond of smoking 'motas' – marijuana cigarettes. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)