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Santa Anna, Antonio López de (1794?-1876) [Decree secularizing California missions and opening them to colonization].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06294 Author/Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio López de (1794?-1876) Place Written: s.l. Type: Broadside Date: 26 November 1833 Pagination: 1 p. 29.9 x 20.4 cm

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People: Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794?-1876

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Mexican WarLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsMilitary HistoryAmerican WestImmigration and MigrationReligionCatholicismChristianityGovernment and Civics

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