Empresario Colonizing Texas

Empresario Colonizing Texas

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Why did the Empresario system initially work? Anglo settlers needed workMexico needed people to work their land
Define the Mexican National Era Mexico encourages Americans to settle Texas
Who helped Moses and Stephen F. Austin settle Texas Baron de Bastrop…By convincing the governor that Mosses Austin's plan was not a plot to steal land
What was one way Mexican officials tried to maintain Mexican culture when issuing land grants requiring settlers to practice the Catholic Religion
Moses Austin…Stephen F. Austin…Martin de Leon…All three were what? Empresario
Stephen F. Austin started the first what? Anglo Colony
____________ established a colony near what is present-day Gonzales Green DeWitt
Mexico and Spain both wanted to settle Texas to do what? Protect the land from invasion
-Empresario- Leader of the "Old Three Hundred"- Founded San Felipe Stephen F. Austin
Erasmo Seguin was unique because…. he was a Mexican working in the interest of Anglo settlers
What was one contributing factor that made government in Texas so different than Mexico More Americans in Texas lead to the the government mirroring its majority population
All rights guaranteed by Mexican Federal Const. of 1824 EXCEPT-Own slaves-Have Liberty-Elect Politicians-Possess property Own slaves
Stephen F. Austin brought colonists from the United States to Texas which lead him to be known for what? Founder of Anglo-American Texas
What was the primary reason people came to Texas in the 1820's cheap land for farming
One major change in Texas society during the Mexican National Era… Anglo Settlements established
Enslaved African Americans were brought to Texas by who? Emprasarios
Did Stephen F. Austin Succeed or Fail of continuing his fathers dreams? Succeeded
What did Stephen F. Austin succeed at doing? creating the first Anglo-American Colony
Who was the only Mexican Empresario Martin de Leon
There was a large feud concerning land rights…what two empresarios were feuding? Green Dewitt and Martin de Leon
State Colonization Law hurt the relationship btw Texas and Mexico because

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