Delegates sought reforms from the Mexican government and hoped to quell the widespread belief that settlers in Texas wished to secede from Mexico.
to gather settlers of Mexican Texas to request
This meeting sent Stephen F. Austin to Mexico City
This convention was the first in a series of unsuccessful attempts. Texas was denied independent statehood and merged into the new state Coahuila y Tejas.
This convention was kind of successful. The state created four new municipalities in Texas: Matagorda, San Augustine,Bastrop, and San Patricio.
I´m so mad about the Convention of the 1833
Stephen F. Austin
I Believed that I was pushing for Texas independence and suspect that I was trying to insurrection
Asked for more adequate Indian defense, judicial reform, and improvement in mail service, sought tariff exemption, and passed resolutions prohibiting African slave traffic into Texas. Delegates also proposed to split Coahuila and Texas. Assuming that the petition for statehood would be granted, a committee of which Houston was chairman prepared a constitution for submission to the Mexican Congress.