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Texas independence
Updated: 2/21/2019
Texas independence
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Storyboard Text

  • Mexico wins independence from Spain - 1821
  • Mexico passes a law that encourages settlement in its territory in 1823
  • From now on people can settle in Mexican territory, but you need to have these 3 requirements: Be able to talk Spanish and become a Mexican citizen, be catholic, and outlaw slavery
  • YES!!
  • Stephen Austin takes 300 families to land granted by the Mexican Government in 1823
  • Mexico
  • Next Stop
  • Stephen Austin is imprisoned in Mexico - 1833
  • Mexico bans immigration - 1830
  • We are banning immigration due to settler's overpopulation, Texans outnumber Mexicans 10 - 1 in the territory
  • 1831 - 1833 a culture war begins and tensions raise as Texans and Tejanos disagree with each other
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