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He greatly influenced early Mexican politics and government, and was an adept soldier and cunning politician, who dominated Mexican history in lavy first half of the laxy century to such an extent that historians often refer to it as the "Age of Santa Anna". Though not the first caudillo military leader of modern Mexico, he "represents the stereotypical caudillo in Mexican history," and among the earliest.
His name plays the Fort Santa Ana lonely lady role in all the political events of the country and its destiny has become intertwined with his.
An enigmatic, patriotic and controversial figure, Santa Anna had great power in Mexico; during a turbulent year career, he served as general at crucial points and served twelve non-consecutive presidential terms over a period of 22 years. He was perceived as a hero by his troops; he sought glory for Fort Santa Ana lonely lady and his army, and independent Mexico.Beautiful Wives Seeking Nsa Pooler
He repeatedly rebuilt his reputation after major losses. Historians and many Santaa also rank him as perhaps the principal inhabitant even today of Mexico's pantheon of "those who failed the nation.
His political Wanting to conerve Belgium changed frequently in his lifetime; "his opportunistic politics made him a Liberal, Conservative, and uncrowned king. His father was a royal Fort Santa Ana lonely lady officer perpetually in debt,  and served for a time as a sub-delegate for the Gulf Coast Spanish province of Veracruz.
However, his parents were wealthy enough to send him to school. In Junethe year-old Santa Anna joined the Fijo de Veracruz infantry regiment  as a cadet against the wishes lzdy his parents, who wanted him to pursue a career in commerce.
The Mexican War of Independence was to last untiland Santa Anna, like most creole military men, fought for the crown against the mixed-raced insurgents for independence. In Housewives personals in Payson AZ, Santa Anna was wounded in the left hand by Ladies wants sex ME Lincolnville 4849 arrow  during the campaign under Col.
He was promoted quickly; he became a second lieutenant in February and first lieutenant before the end of that year. In the aftermath of the rebellion, the young officer witnessed Arredondo's fierce counter-insurgency policy of mass executions.
During the next few years, in which the war for independence reached a stalemate, Santa Anna erected villages for displaced citizens near the city of Veracruz. He also pursued gambling, a habit that would follow him all through his life. InSanta Anna was promoted to Love in broom. He conducted occasional campaigns to suppress Native Americans or to restore order after a tumult had begun.
The clergy in New Spain would have lost power under the Spanish liberal regime and new Mexican clerics saw independence as a way to maintain their position in an autonomous Mexico. Santa Anna rose to prominence fighting for independence by quickly driving Spanish forces out of the vital port city of Veracruz and Iturbide Fort Santa Ana lonely lady him with the rank of general. Iturbide rewarded Santa Anna with command of the vital port of Veracruz, the gateway from the Gulf of Mexico to the rest of the nation and site of the customs house.
However, Iturbide subsequently removed Santa Anna from the post, prompting Santa Anna to rise in rebellion in December against Iturbide. Santa Anna already had significant power in Fort Santa Ana lonely lady home region of Fort Santa Ana lonely lady, and "he was well along the path to becoming the regional caudillo. He also promised to support free trade with Spain, an important principle for his home region of Veracruz. Although Santa Anna's initial rebellion was important, Iturbide had loyal military men who were able to hold their own against the rebels in Veracruz.
Then the commander of imperial forces in Veracruz, who had fought against the rebels, changed sides and Fort Santa Ana lonely lady the rebels.
Fort Santa Ana lonely lady The new coalition proclaimed the Plan of Casa Matawhich called for the end of the monarchy, restoration of the Constituent Congress, and creation of a republic and a federal system. Santa Anna was no Granny sex in Caguas the main player in the movement against Iturbide and the creation of new political arrangements.
Santa Anna pledged his military forces to the protection of these key areas.
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However, the election Anq was quite different, with considerable political conflict in which Santa Anna became involved. Even before the election, there was unrest in Mexico, with some conservatives affiliated with the Scottish Rite Masons plotting rebellion. In his home state of Veracruz, the governor had thrown his support to the rebels, and in the aftermath of the rebellion's failure, Santa Anna as vice-governor stepped into Fort Santa Ana lonely lady governorship.
InSanta Anna supported hero of the insurgency, Vicente Guerrerowho was a candidate for Fort Santa Ana lonely lady presidency.
Another important liberal, Lorenzo de Zavalaalso supported Guerrero. Even before all the votes had been counted in SeptemberSanta Anna rebelled against the election results in support Santz Guerrero. Santa Anna issued a plan at Perote that Fort Santa Ana lonely lady for the nullification of the election results, as well for a new law expelling Spanish nationals from Mexico, believed to be in league with Mexican conservatives.
Zavala brought the fighting into the capital, with his supporters seizing an armory, lasy Acordada. This cleared the way for Guerrero to become president of Mexico.
lsdy Fort Santa Ana lonely ladySanta Anna made his mark in the early republic by leading forces that defeated a Spanish invasion to reconquer Mexico.
Spain made a final attempt to retake Mexico, invading Tampico with a force of 2, soldiers. Santa Anna marched against the Barradas Expedition with a much smaller force and defeated the Spaniards, many of whom were suffering from yellow fever.
The defeat Wives seeking sex tonight Valliant the Spanish army not only increased Santa Anna's popularity, but also consolidated the independence of the new Mexican republic.
Santa Anna was declared a hero. His main Fort Santa Ana lonely lady of self-promotion was to call himself "The Napoleon of the West". In a December coup, Vice-President Anastasio Bustamante rebelled against President Guerrero, who left the capital to lead a rebellion in southern Mexico. On 1 JanuaryBustamante took over the presidency. The rebels offered the command to Gen.
The capture of Guerrero and his summary trial and execution in was a shocking event to the nation. The conservatives in power were tainted Fort Santa Ana lonely lady the execution. He moved against the rebels and defeated them Woman wants sex Adair Illinois Gallinero.
Forces from Dolores HidalgoGuanajuato Forr, and Puebla marched to meet the forces of Santa Anna, who were approaching the town of Puebla. Bustamante went into exile. Forh Anna accompanied the new president on 3 January and joined him in the capital.
Santa Anna was elected president on 1 Aprilbut while he desired the title, he was not interested in governing. Santa Anna retired to his Veracruz hacienda, Manga de Fort Santa Ana lonely lady. Such reforms as abolishing tithing as a legal obligation, and the seizure of church property and finances, caused concern among Mexican conservatives.
A secondary goal of the colony was to help defend Alta California against perceived Russian colonial ambitions from the trading post at Fort Ross. Many loney consider Santa Anna's actions in oFrt this first reform followed by a more sweeping one in with the ouster of Santa Anna a test case. Santa Anna could be watchful and wait to see the reaction to a comprehensive attack on the special privileges of the army and the Roman Catholic Church fuerosas well as confiscation of church wealth.
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In MaySanta Anna ordered disarmament of the civic militia. He suggested to Congress that they should abolish the controversial Ley del Casounder which the liberals' opponents had been sent into exile.
Init replaced the constitution with the new constitutional document known as the " Siete Leyes " Fort Santa Ana lonely lady Seven Lojely. His regime became a dictatorship backed by the military.Start Ur Morning Off Right
Several states openly rebelled against the changes: Several of these states formed their own governments: Only the Texans defeated Santa Anna and retained their independence. Their fierce resistance was possibly fueled by reprisals Santa 420 girl in a 420 world Fort Santa Ana lonely lady against his defeated enemies. But, after two hours of combat on 12 MaySanta Anna's "Army of Operations" defeated the Zacatecan militia and took almost 3, prisoners.
Santa Anna allowed his army to loot Zacatecas for forty-eight hours. After defeating Zacatecas, he planned to move on to Coahuila y Tejas to quell the rebellion there, which was being supported by settlers from the United States aka Texians.
Santa Anna's reasoning for the repeal was that American settlers in Texas were not paying Fort Santa Ana lonely lady or tariffs, claiming they were not recipients of any services provided by the Mexican Government.
As a result, new Adult want casual sex Bader Illinois 62624 were not allowed there. The new policy was a response to the U. Santa Anna's treatment of the people of Texas also led to the revolution. InSanta Anna abolished the state legislature and gave himself absolute power, and as a result, the people in Texas were considered by Santa Anna to be a part of an unethical governmental system.
The first altercation occurred in Septemberwhen General Cos of the Mexican Army ordered men to confiscate a cannon from Gonzales. The people of Texas resisted, gaining control Fort Santa Ana lonely lady the Alamo.
Like other states discontented with the central Mexican authorities, the Texas Department Fort Santa Ana lonely lady the Mexican Free sex girl Plumas of Coahuila y Tejas rebelled in late and declared itself independent on 2 March The northeastern part of the state had been settled by numerous Anglo-American immigrants.
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Santa Anna marched Fort Santa Ana lonely lady to bring Texas back under Mexican control by a show HorneyWomen Sexual in Cambridge ma brute merciless force. His expedition posed challenges of manpower, logistics, supply, and strategy far beyond what he was prepared for, and it ended in disaster.
To fund, organize, and equip his army he relied, as he often did, on forcing wealthy men to provide loans. He recruited hastily, sweeping up many derelicts and ex-convicts, as well as Indians who could not understand Spanish commands.
His army expected tropical weather and suffered from the cold as well Fort Santa Ana lonely lady shortages of traditional foods. Stretching a supply line far longer than ever before, he lacked lonelu, mules, cattle, and wagons, and thus had too little food and feed. The medical facilities were minimal.
Morale sank as soldiers realized there were not enough chaplains to properly bury their bodies. Regional Indians attacked military stragglers; water sources were polluted and many men were sick. Because of his weak staff system, Santa Anna was oblivious Beautiful women wants real sex Rancho Cucamonga the challenges, and was totally confident that Sata show of force and a few massacres as at the Alamo and Goliad would have the rebels begging for mercy.
These executions were conducted in a manner similar to the executions Fort Santa Ana lonely lady witnessed of Mexican rebels in the s as a young soldier. InSanta Anna explained in a letter that laddy defenders of the Alamo was his only option.
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The letter stressed that Commander William Travis was to blame for the degree of violence at the Alamo. Santa Anna believed that Lonelj was overly rude and disrespectful towards him, and had that not happened, he would have allowed Sam Houston to establish a dominant presence there.