Santa Anna gained prestige again after a battle with the French in 1838. The French navy had seized the Veracruz and demanded compensation for injuries to French citizens in Mexico. Santa led forces to the Veracruz, only to fail and lose a leg in the battle. Although he gained enough prestige to act as a dictator from March to July 1839, while the president was away. He then held power after leading a revolt; however, he lost that when he was driven into exile in
Robert Lee’s contributions to his nation begin before the Civil War in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). The war between the U.S and Mexico began with the United State’s annexation of Texas in 1845 and disputes over land. Lee first starts to establish himself in his aid in the Battles of Cerro Gordo, Veracruz, Contreras, Churubusco and Chapultepec. These are valued by his nation and for his service, Lee received brevet promotions to lieutenant colonel and colonel. As a captain on the staff of General Winfield Scott, the battles including the Siege of Veracruz, Cerro Gordo and Contreras became the most crucial.
Mexicans complain about the ignorance of the gringos, they (the Americans) the vast majority believe that cinco de Mayo is Mexico 's independence day; the people in general congratulates paisanos Benito Juárez, asks a Crown with "lime" and says bonachonamente:-Feeliz C 'inco di Maaaahio! Senior American politicians and Mexican Masonic Lodges also celebrate year after year this day, but their reasons are less innocent. The Mexican people believes that a battle occurred in 146 years ago, on May 5, 1862, hundreds of indigenous zacapoaxtlas commanded by General Ignacio Zaragoza defeated the invasive and imperial troops from France who came to invade Mexico ostensibly to collect a debt from you. This is the official version and all Mexican shouts it and celebrate it as if it had happened yesterday and as if some his grandfather would have been defender of the homeland. 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).
Abraham Lincoln-The 16th president Abraham Lincoln is the best President because he is the signer of the Emancipation Proclamation, that freed slaves, and was the commander in chief of the civil War. (“bio.com”) “Abraham Lincoln is regarded as one of America's greatest heroes due to both his incredible impact on the nation and his unique appeal.”(“bio.com”) There are many reasons that Abraham Lincoln is one of the greatest president one is because he emancipated the slaves during the war. (“bio.com”) Another one is that Lincoln had an ability to put up with many difficulties and to move forward even when he was frustrated. (”inc.com.”) Many people admired this about him(inc.com.") Many people liked him because Lincoln is able to know his mistakes and learn from them.
Andrew was an orphan who overcame humble beginnings in the rural areas of the Carolinas only to later become a hard working, self made businessman. Jackson’s military exploits made him very popular and a rising political star. In 1822 the Tennessee Legislature nominated him for the presidency of the United States. To boost his credentials, Jackson ran for and won election to the U.S. Senate the following year Jacksons's two main opponents were John Quincy Adams and William H. Crawford. Both candidates had been looking to become the President since 1816.
To say Pedro Gonzalez was just a man of influence to the Mexican people would be an understatement. But to understand his impact on his community and across the southwestern portion of the United States, one must understand his background. Pedro Gonzalez’s story starts out like so many others growing up in the time of revolution. Pedro grew up in a small town in Mexico and went to fight in the Mexican Revolution in 1910 as a telegraph operator for Pancho Villa. During his time of service, he had run into some trouble including being suspected of being a traitor and almost getting himself killed.
My famous person in the 1830’s is Porfirio DIaz. He was a mexican general and then soon became the mexican president at a time. In this essay I will tell you the marvelous life of Porfirio Diaz. He will forever be well known for his great accomplishments. He had a lifespan of 45 long years.
A group of people led by revolutionaries are Francisco Madero, Venustiano Carranza, Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa. All of these individuals contribute to the Mexican Revolution. Francisco was elected president of Mexico in 1911 in during the revolution. Venustiano Carranza was one of the main leader of the Mexican Revolution. Emiliano Zapata was the leading figure in the revolution.
He was the commander-in-chief of the american military. Abe risked his life in a battle while fulfilling his duty, which in my opinion was an admirable position as a president. He came under confederate fire, not many presidents would risk their lives. Lincoln was the second to do so and he led the union to victory while ending slavery. Lincoln took a huge risk to accomplish this freedom to end slavery.