Antonio lopez de santa anna was born in the state of vera cruz in 1794 not much is known a bout santa anna's childhood at the age of 16, he joined the mexican army. 1852 lithograph of mexican president antonio lopez de santa anna #5 the texian resistance at the alamo was led by william b travis on february 23, 1836 , mexican troops under santa anna entered san antonio and surrounded the alamo thus beginning the siege of the alamo. Mexican dictator antonio lopez de santa anna attempted to reverse this trend by such measures as abolishing slavery and enforcing the collection of customs duties the settlers rebelled (originally as part of a general federalist resistance to santa anna's centralist government, which had overthrown the mexican constitution of 1824.
The battle of the alamo is a long-recognized symbol of bravery in the face of unbeatable odds although the battle itself lasted only 90 minutes, it was the culmination of a 13-day siege by general antonio lópez de santa anna's troops against the outnumbered inhabitants of the fort it is the site. Dallas, april 4, 2013 /prnewswire/ -- the texas scottish rite of freemasonry has confirmed that mexican general antonio lopez de santa anna, commander at the battle of the alamo and the battle of. Minibiografía: antonio lópez de santa anna clío loading unsubscribe from clío historia de la primera dama de méxico - la dama detrás de el poder - duration: 10:00.
Antonio lópez de santa anna fell prisoner to the texans on april 22, 1836 the day before, the leader of mexico and commander of its army operating in texas had mounted a horse and had ridden away. Unable to grant these terms due to directives from the mexican congress and general antonio lopez de santa anna and unwilling to mount a costly assault against fannin's position, he instead asked that the texans become prisoners of war at the disposal of the supreme mexican government. From today's sacramento bee: the texas scottish rite of freemasonry has confirmed that mexican general antonio lopez de santa anna, commander at the battle of the alamo and the battle of san jacinto, was a scottish rite mason in mexico.
Santa anna's return to mexico in 1846, with the us invasion into mexican territory already underway, tells us clearly that he did not have a specific ideology. The battle of san jacinto, which takes its name from san jacinto river, took place on april 21, 1836, in present-day harris county, texaspart of the texas revolution of 1835-36, it was fought between a mexican army led by general antonio lópez de santa anna and the texian force of sam houston. Biography of santa anna, general and president of mexico antonio lópez de santa anna (1794-1876) santa anna was born in jalapa, veracruz, in 1794, the son of a wealthy spanish colonial family. His real name was antonio lopez de santa anna perez de lebrontry saying that name 10 times fast let's learn how santa anna became an important part of both mexican and texan history general. General antonio lópez de santa anna (1794-1876) was a mexican president and general who capitalized on the upheavals of post-independence mexico by siding with whatever the dominant faction happened to be at any given time.
Antonio lopez de santa anna mexican political leader, general, and president who greatly influenced early mexican and spanish politics and government, fought first against mexican independence from spain. Description antonio lopez de santa anna important war-dated manuscript letter signed signed, a l de sta anna, as president of mexico, 15 pages, front and verso, 8 x 105. In 1833, general antonio lópez de santa anna came to power in mexico, pledging to consolidate power and strengthen national unity the rise of a mexican nationalist was viewed with alarm in the north, where the texans preferred to continue their near autonomy, and perhaps eventual independence.
Or so it's depicted in this painting, which is based on historical accounts on april 21, 1836, in the wake of the defeats at the alamo and goliad, texas soldiers assembled a surprise attack on mexican general antonio lópez de santa anna and the mexican army. From the parents of antonio lópez de santa anna and manuela pérez de lebrón, famous mexican revolutionary general, antonio lópez de santa anna was born in jalapa, mexico. Antonio lopez de santa anna's masonic apron my name is randon reaves and i just love to research obscure parts of texas history this is a story about just such obscure research on a part of texas history.