The texas revolution (1835-1836) was a political and military insurrection by settlers and inhabitants of the mexican state of coahuila y texas against the mexican government mexican forces under general santa anna attempted to crush the rebellion and had victories at the legendary battle of the. Antonio lópez de santa anna the texas revolution erupted and santa anna became the prime villain of texas history because of his actions at the alamo and at goliad. Antonio lópez de santa anna was a 19th century mexican military officer who acted as the country's president and dictator at different periods antonio lópez de santa anna, born on february 21. The mexican army, under dictator/general antonio lopez de santa anna, began its attack on the mission on february 23, 1836 after the start of the texas. General public speakers bureau texas history challenge revolution and the republic of texas april - president antonio lópez de santa anna suspends the.
Texas revolution texas is the only state to enter the united states by treaty instead of territorial annexation mexican general antonio lopez de santa anna [less frequently santa anna. During the texas revolution, a convention of american texans meets at washington-on-the-brazos and declares the independence of texas from mexico mexican general antonio lopez de santa anna. The battle of the alamo, also commonly referred to as the alamo, occurred in february and march of 1836 it was a key battle of the texas revolution for independence from mexico around 200 texans occupied the alamo when mexico's general antonio lopez de santa anna showed up on feb 23, 1836 and.
Antonio lópez de santa anna with appointment as the highest-ranking general in the land democratic form of government was instrumental in sparking the texas revolution, for it ultimately. References: • anonimus (2001) antonio lopez de santa anna guia de san presidency of santa anna and foreign interventions santa ana sheppard software texas revolution history. Starting around four o'clock in the afternoon, general sam houston and the texas army led a surprise charge and defeated mexican president and general antonio lopez de santa anna and his army of operations on april 21, 1836. General (and 11 times mexico president) antonio lopez de santa anna, the napoleon of the west, became a villain in america when he ordered his troops to kill davy crockett and everyone else inside the alamo but that was in 1836 and several wars ago, and until recent times santa anna's name.
Today in history: feb 23 msn back to msn home news texas revolution: battle of the alamo defeats more than 15,000 mexican troops under general antonio lopez de santa anna, ending the. General antonio lópez de santa anna remains one of the more controversial and enigmatic figures in mexican and united states history born in jalapa in 1794, santa anna followed his father into. General antonio lopez de santa anna (1794-1886) was dictator of mexico and the commander of the mexican army during the texas revolution (1836) he had the texans in the alamo and at goliad killed.
On february 23, mexican troops under general antonio lopez de santa anna entered san antonio de bexar, texas and surrounded the alamo mission the alamo was defended by a small force of texians and tejanos, led by william barrett travis and james bowie, and including davy crockett. Start your free trial an avowedly federalist general, antonio lópez de santa anna, at the opening of the texas revolution (war of texas independence), a. Two months later, on february 23, 1836, mexican troops under general antonio lópez de santa anna arrived in san antonio to retake the city although sam houston ordered texans to abandon san antonio, a group of rebels decided to defend the town and make their stand at an abandoned spanish mission, the alamo.
Martin perfecto de cos image courtesy in september 1835 cos was sent by antonio lópez de santa anna to investigate the refusal of texas revolution. Santa anna famous quotes famous dictator quotes anna wintour quotes the famous alamo quotes antonio de santa anna quotes alamo quotes santa anna texas revolution. Tejano history: houston institute for culture special feature: the texas revolution: tejano patriots by john p schmal the siege of the alamo lasted 13 days and ended on the morning of march 6, 1836 when the mexican forces of general antonio lópez de santa anna stormed the old mission. Antonio lopez de santa anna against a rebellion centered in san antonio de bexar) he joined iturbide's revolution and then emerged as a leading political figure.