If you do not have a legal document you can't prove this is your land
We have been living here for years now
On September 16, 1810, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a priest began a revolt against the Spanish rule. His call for revolt is called "The Call of Delores" or "El Grito de Delores".
Republic of Fredonia 1826
This Mexican Constitution of 1824 made Americans want to move to Mexico because of a lot of freedoms, such as self-government.
Law of April 6, 1830
Law of April 6, 18301) No immigration from U.S (no Anglos)2) Cancelled all Empresario contracts3) No more slaves brought to Texas4) Placed taxes on all goods from the U.S5) established new forts
Tx becomes its own Mexican state
Haden Edwards received a land grant from Mexico for 800 families. He started kicked people off their land of they didn't have a slip to prove that they lived there, so then later on his land grant was canceled.
Convention of 1832-1833
Improvement in education
Open the borders to US
Haden Edwards decides to rebel against the Mexican government. He forms alliances with a Cherokee Chief. 15 to 30 men snuck into Nacogdoches.
These laws were passed because of Mexico's growing fear of the large number of Americans in Texas.
Texans met on October 1, to discuss some changes that needed to be made. They would then present these ideas to the Mexican government.