José María Morelos (1765-1815), Mexican leader of the revolution against Spain and national hero. At the Congress of Chilpancingo in 1813, he presented the "Sentiments of the Nation", a document establishing independence, republican rule, the prohibition of slavery and equality for all citizens. In 1814, Congress adopted the Constitution of Apzingan, Mexico's first constitution.
The aqueduct in the town of Morelia (named after Morelos), Michoacán. Three butterflies, monarchs appear in the foreground.