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Santa Anna

(Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna)

1794–1876
Civilization: Hispanic — Mexico
   Field of Renown:  military — General
Era:  Mexico

Fought for Mexican independence and against Texas, then served as president on and off, over twenty turbulent years.

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Book Links
The Mexican War  in  Story of the Great Republic  by  H. A. Guerber
Capture of Vera Cruz  in  The War with Mexico  by   Horatio O. Ladd
Winning of Freedom—Santa Anna and Texas  in  The Story of Mexico  by  Charles Morris
Second Conquest of the Capital of Mexico  in  Historical Tales: Spanish American  by  Charles Morris
Republic and Revolt of Texas  in  A Short History of Mexico  by  Arthur Howard Noll
Victory at San Jacinto  in  Boys' Book of Border Battles  by  Edwin L. Sabin