Warfare in August

Acapulco y 1855 Mexican Liberal Rising

 

Liberals under Benito Juarez who supported the reform program known as the Plan of Ayutla rose against the military dictator General Antonio de Santa Anna and defeated the government at Acapulco in southwest Mexico.

Santa Anna then fled the country, ending his 30 years as the dominant personality in Mexican affairs (9 August 1855).

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