Santa Anna was captured after the?
Battle of San Jacinto.
When Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna at San Jacinto Santa Anna was captured and two treaty's were signed one public one and one private the public one was for Mexico to stop fighting in Texas and return home. The private one was for Santa Anna to help gain Texas's independence and with his power in Mexico he got Texas's independence in 1836.
-Santa Anna thought that if you weren't helping him or his army you were better off dead. He didn't need you. -Santa Anna had an addiction to cockfighting -Santa Anna adored seafood -Santa Anna once gambled away all of his possessions and had to fake the signatures of several well-respected generals in order to get the government to give him the money to pay off his debts.
He led an army of men to defeat Santa Anna's army and claim the independence of what is now Texas. It all happened in 15-18 minutes. The men wanted to hang Santa Anna once they had captured him after he had fled and left his men in the Battle of the Alamo. Sam Houston had refused and forced Santa Anna to sign oer Texas and part of Mexico to the United States.