The life of Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna By: meechaiel k. criner
who is Santa Anna? • Santa Anna was a grant man who had lost his leg in a fright for México's Independence!
Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón • Santa Anna true name is really Antonio de Padua Maria Severino Lopez de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón. but is known as Santa Anna or Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. • Santa Anna was Born in February 21 1794, Jalapa, Veracruz.
Santa Anna's childhood • Santa anna was the son of a wealthy Spanish colonial family. At an early age, Santa Anna showed no interest in school or working in the lucrative mercantile industry. When Santa Anna turned 16, he dropped out of the mercantile business and joined the Vera Cruz Infantry regiment.He soon realized this was his true passion. At an early age Santa Anna was sent to action in the 1810 Mexican Revolution. Before long, Santa Anna was assigned to a Calvary unit which was known for brutal charges, risk taking, and the execution of all prisoners. This early training would leave a lasting impression on Santa Anna and he essentially followed these same military tactics throughout his career.
santa anna chooses sides • SANTA ANNA WAS A FIN OF THE MEXICANS. SOIn 1821, Santa Anna switched sides and joined the Mexicans in their revolution against the Spanish. The man couldn’t make up his mind that day !
INDEPENDERCE WIN. • When Santa Anna defeated a Spanish general in battle, he was promoted him Chief of the Army's 11th Division. By 1822, Santa Anna was promoted to brigadier general and made commander of the Vera Cruz province. SO I GUESS HE WAS A GARINT MAN IN AWAY, EVEN IF HE COULDN’T MAKE UP HIS OWN ABOUT WHAT SIDED HE WANTED TO BE ON.
SANTA ANNA BECOMES general Santa Anna • BECAUES HE WAS THE BEST ONE IN THE AMRY, THE MEXICANS MADE HIM THE GENERAL OF THE AMRY. SO NOW HE’S GENERAL SANTA ANNA SO SHOW SOME RESPECTED.
WHO HE married ? • Vice-Governor of Veracruz; Mangade Clavo.
How he became President • September 1st, 1832, santa anna became México's first president. Its not the way it looks that tells you everything about santa anna becoming president of México. santa don’t really want to be president, but the people of México made him do it. he became President of Mexico 11 non-consecutive times over 22 years. A new world record in times ectoderm.
What happened to Santa Anna leg • Santa Anna had lost one of his leg one time before. I’ll tell you about it. • Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna could be lucky in war, notably at the Alamo. • but he had a problem with food. He lost his leg in the so-called French Pastry War, fought between France and Mexico in 1838. Then in • 1847, facing the United States at the Battle of Cerro Gordo in Mexico, he stopped paying attention to the war long enough to linger over a roast chicken than His lunch was interrupted by an uninvited regiment of Illinoisans, who ate the general's chicken and carried off his cork leg. Santa Anna hobbled away to fight another day.
The end of Santa Anna • When in 1867 he attempted to head a rising, he was captured, and condemned to death, but spared on the ground that he was in his dotage. At last, worn out by age, he accepted an amnesty and returned to the city of Mexico, where he died in bed in an obscurity on June 20th 1876.