Jose Gutierrez de Lara
-Co-leader of the Gutierrez-Magee expedition.
-Helped capture Nacogodoches
-Defeated in 1813 at the Battle of Medina
Battle of Medina
-Apart of the Gutiérrez-Magee expedition.
-Republican Army of the North routed due to them arguing over which government Tx would have.
-Goliad and Nacogodoches become deserted.
Mexican Federal Constitution of 1824
-Written by Federalists in Mexico after Iturbide was overthrown.
-Divided the Mexican nation into 19 states and 4 territories
-Coahuila and Texas united into "Coahuila y Tejas"
-Texas could become its own Mexican state after it's population grew enough.
State Colonization Law of 1825
-Allowed foreigners to immigrate to Tx.
-Colonists had to show good moral character.
-Had to be Roman Catholic.
First America to receive Spanish land grant in Mexico, later Texas. He died and passed land to his son.
known as the Father of Texas, led the second and ultimately successful colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from the United States.
a rancher and the alcalde, or mayor of the town, led Austin to Governor Martinez, helped in Stephen F. Austin's efforts to establish a colony in Texas
Martin de Leon
The only empresario to found a Texas colony of Mexican settlers, given permission to establish a colony along the lower Guadalupe River in the town of Victoria
Green de Witt
founded Gonzales, second most important empresario
-Had permission to settle in the Nacogodoches area of East Texas.
-Discovered people already on his land.
-Asked for proof of titles but was rejected by Political Chief Jose Antonio Saucedo.
Jose de Escandon
-Founder of over 20 missions
-"Father of the Rio Grande Valley"