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Mexican dictator Antonio López de Santa Anna launches a six-day siege of Acapulco

Mexico, 1857, zoomable map
04/20/1854
Attempting to save his presidency, Mexican dictator Antonio López de Santa Anna launches a six-day siege of Acapulco, where rebel forces are based. The campaign proves unsuccessful, sparking further revolts against Santa Anna throughout Mexico. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1998), 527.

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