Mexican president Antonio López de Santa Anna closes congress and abolishes all political parties

In a step towards dictatorship, Mexican president Antonio López de Santa Anna closes congress and abolishes all political parties, further alienating the country's liberal politicians. (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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Exact
Type
Foreign
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Personal
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