Santa Anna moved toward San Jacinto River after defeating the Texan army at the Alamo and Goliad. Santa Anna was defeated at the Battle of San Jacinto, and was captured by General Sam Houston, on April 21. After signing two treaties, one ending the war and one a secret promising to do everything he could to ensure that the Mexican government adhered to public treaty. After a meeting with President Andrew Jackson in Washington, D.C., Santa Anna returned home to Mexico where his reign ended. Santa Anna gained prestige again after a battle with the French in 1838.
In 1835 Crockett headed into Texas looking for new land. in January 1836 he had joined the Texas Volunteers, and within a month he reached San Antonio. Crockett then joined Texans in their fight to hold the Alamo against a Mexican army. In the first week of March he and the other soldiers of the Alamo died during the siege and capture of that fort by Mexican soldiers. Crockett was one of the last soldier who died during the battle.
The sad reality: in 1841, Mexico was stripped of the territories of Texas, in 1848 loses more than half of its territory (the States of California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah and part of Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming). In just 10 years the Mexican conservatives, faced the imminent risk of annexation total of what was left of Mexico to the nascent Anglo-American Empire,
Mexican independence started in 1810 with Father Miguel Hidalgo who was able “sparked a massive rebellion of indigenous and mestizo peasants.” And lead the battle of Dolores. Father Jose Maria Morelos, a mestizo who fought for five years lead military campaigns. Independence revolt and conflicts continue until 1821 when the plan of Iguala established Mexico as an independent constitutional monarchy under Agustin de Iturbide. The struggle for independence in Brazil was so different from the one in Mexico because Brazil was the center of the Portuguese empire since Portuguese royal family and nobles fled to Brazil escaping the French army under the leadership of Napoleon. After the defeat of Napoleon, in 1829 King Joao returns Lisbon in1821 leaving his son Prince Pedro in charge.
Sam Houston only had 1 formal year of school and went to live with the Indians at 16, but even with those conditions he became an extremely heroic leader of Texas. Sam Houston was born in Virginia 1793, at an early point in his life he moved to Tennessee with his mother, brothers, and sisters. Houston had only one year of formal school and lived with the Indians for 3 years. When the US went to war against England, Houston joined the army. During the battle against the Creek Indians at Horseshoe Bend, Alabama, He showed his bravery but continuing to fight with an arrow in his thigh and two rifle balls in his shoulder.
Such as The Battle of the Alamo, and most recently The Battle of San Jacinto. On the twenty-first of April, the President of Mexico, General Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna, was captured near the river of San Jacinto. With this victory came reward and repercussion. Although this victory brought on our independence, it also lacked the acknowledgement from Mexico we so desperately needed. Not only did the Mexicans not recognize us as a republic but also did not acknowledge our boundary of the Rio Grande River.
Unfortunately, he was sworn in as president on March 4, 1861. His election ultimately led to us (the Confederacy) losing. He was the first president to order a military draft. We were demolishing the North until Lincoln made one move: the commissioning of Ulysses S. Grant. Grant took control of the Union forces and began his prominent career where he starved the South at the Battle of Vicksburg.
They soon came up with a plan to come and destroy Texas government. They wanted to seek revenge immediately. April 21, 1836, the decisive battle was fought between the two in 18 minutes. The president of Mexico was captured the next day. This mean’t that he lost the battle and Sam Houston had the victory.
He had a lifespan of 45 long years. Porfirio Diaz was born on September 15, 1830, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Once he was born 15 years later he soon became a part of the priesthood. But once the war broke out he became part of the army. His military career then followed him.
James Monroe was born on April 28, 1758; He went to college called William and Mary 1774 to 1776, He graduated from college and went into the army during the first years of the Revolution. He fought in Trenton, NJ; he almost died because he was wounded (shot) in war, but lived. Then he entered Virginia Politics, after he entered National Politics and had sponsorship from Thomas Jefferson. In fact, James Monroe’s family was descendants from Scotland that immigrated to America in the middle 17th century, James Monroe had 3 Elizabeth’s in his life His sister, His mother, and his wife. James Monroe was nicknamed 'The Last Cocked Hat ' which means presidents who played significant roles in American Revolution of independence.