Analysis : ' Pancho Villa ' Essay

1169 Words May 9th, 2016 5 Pages
Grisel Alvarado
Ms. Ahonen
English 1302
13 Abril 2016
Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa grew up in a very poor family and experienced the difficulties of life at a very young age. After losing his dad, Villa became the head of the household at only 15 years of age. Even though Villa was a fugitive and outlaw, he was still seen as a historical person due to the war tactics that he used during the time period. Villa was a national hero and a prominent figure to many Mexicans, he had become a runner of the law, a murderer convicted of shooting a man at the age of 16, a robber, and stole money. Pancho Villa was a revolutionary general that had led the northern forces as well.
When Villa was a little boy he would spend most of his time helping his parents with the farm they owned. After losing his father at the age of 15 he became the father figure receiving a whole new role of protecting his family. At only 16 years of age Pancho Villa committed his first crime. In attempt to protect his sister, Villa shot a man who was abusing and harassing her. Villa had shot a man when he was still in his teens, but back then things were not viewed as they are today. Therefore, Villa had to escape to the mountains and leave behind his sisters and mother for six years while he was on the run. During the time he was hiding in the mountains he had found a couple of fugitives that were doing the same thing as he was. Villa soon became a bandit in the mountains of Durango where it is known that he…

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