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Unit 5; part II
Terms in this set (11)
First Anglo American to get permission from Spain to bring American settlers into Texas
Stephen F. Austin
Proposed a settlement of 300 families in Texas; known as the father of Texas for his colonization efforts
Lorenzo de Zavala
Politician and empresario who sided with the Texans during the revolution
Mexico wins its independence from Spain
Mexico adapts a Federalist government creating the Colonization Law of 1824
Mexican government issues the Law of April 6, 1830
Colonization Law of 1824
A colonization law that gave the power of issuing land grants to the STATE governments
Law of April 6, 1830
A law that put an end to colonization contracts and stopped all immigration from the United States
3 requirements of new settlers in Texas
Become Mexican citizens, become Catholic, be of good moral character
Why did colonist have to be loyal to the Spanish and later Mexican governments?
Citizens loyal to their homelands would not obey the laws of Mexico.
According to the Colonization Law of 1824, colonists could not settle near an international border of near the coast lines. Why do you think the government included this restriction?
Mexico wanted to restrict colonists from interacting with the U.S. they also wanted to restrict U.S. expansion into the area and control trade along the coast.
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