Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (Great Hispanic Heritage) by Brenda Lange

By Brenda Lange

Antonio de Padua Maria Severino Lopez de Santa Anna used to be a guy of many titles common within the Mexican military, president, dictator, landowner and administrator, husband, and father. Santa Anna is widely known for his half within the notorious conflict of the Alamo through the U.S.-Mexican battle and is taken into account by way of many to be a bloodthirsty tyrant. besides the fact that, there have been many facets to this icon of Mexican historical past. in the course of his lengthy existence, Santa Anna rose to the top of strength, but he died approximately penniless and forgotten. This new biography strains his direction from middle-class beginnings to the halls of the capital in Mexico urban to exile in Cuba to his ultimate days.

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