Why did Pancho Villa steal from the rich and give to the poor? Did it have something to do with Porfirio Diaz not paying them correctly?

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Pancho Villa’s activities during the Mexican Revolution can be attributed to his time as a youngster in pre-revolution Mexico.  

Villa first became involved in the revolution when he was a young bandit in the hills Durango state in Mexico. One story suggests that a rich hacienda owner once raped his sister, although most historians believe this to be a fabrication. Villa did grow up very poor while his family worked on a hacienda, and it is possible that his family experienced...

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