Obregón turns against Villa. Villa continues to fight and raids United States border towns for next five years. Carranza recognized by United States as chief of government forces.
"General John J. ""Blackjack"" Pershing's punitive expedition pursues Villa and provokes bitterness between Mexico and United States."
Constitution of 1917 promulgated. Carranza elected president.
Spanish and Portuguese: from a common and widespread religious Christian personal name from cruz ‘cross’ (Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Cruz or La Cruz, from this word.