Santa Anna


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Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)

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Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (Esparza Liberal, 2004, p.
CINCO ANOS DESPUES DE HABER LLEGADO A LA GRAN MANZANA EXILIADO DE MEXICO, SANTA ANNA, CON 75 ANOS ENCIMA, CASI SORDO, CANOSO Y CON LA CREDIBILIDAD POR LOS SUELOS, TENIA AUN LA AMBICION DE LLEVAR A CABO LA ULTIMA DE SUS EMPRESAS EN CONTRA DEL REGIMEN DE ENTONCES.
Olivia references powerful events for Dickinson: the sorrow over her lost husband, the terror of the attack, the need to ensure her baby's survival, the anxiety of conversing with Santa Anna, and the relief of her rescue.
From riding the Santa Anna winds through the joshua trees with the ghost of Gram Parsons to waiting for the subway in a Paris metro station with Jerry Jeff Walker, European Confession is a story told in free-verse poetry.
Resena del libro: Enrique Gonzalez Pedrero, Pais de un solo hombre: el Mexico de Santa Anna.
THE STORY: In San Antonio, less than 200 men who believe in the future of Texas face an army of thousands of Mexican soldiers, led by dictator General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (Emilio Echevarria).
Modern chewing gum originated around 1870, when someone--many accounts credit Mexican general Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, victor at the Alamo--arrived in New York with a load of chicle.
Sam Houston Dennis Quaid Davy Crockett Billy Bob Thornton Jim Bowie Jason Patric William Travis Patrick Wilson Juan Seguin Jordi Molla Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Emilio Echevarria James Bonham Marc Blucas Sgt.
That story - 300 men fighting to their deaths defending the San Antonio fort from Mexican general Santa Anna - has been filmed several times, most notably in a 1960 movie starring (and directed by) John Wayne.
Readers will also learn more about General Santa Anna, who sought to emulate Napoleon's military strategies and felt that the Alamo fell into his plans to reclaim Texas for Mexico.
Her review of policies toward the establishment during the first Santa Anna presidency reveals a surprising activism in poor relief.
The Alamo recalls how, in 1836, 189 Texas volunteers holed up in the San Antonio church, held out for 13 days against the army of ruthless Mexican dictator Santa Anna.
Barlow, a certified financial planner in Santa Anna, California.
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