Meet Moses Austin, a departmental businessman in Spanish Louisiana.
His town went into a depression of low economic wealth. Mexico was starting to have a liberation,rising up and trying to overthrow Spain. The US was starting a republic. Moses was a Centralist, and he had plans to bring Anglo American families to Texas, so he went to the government.
But when he took it to Governor Martinez, it was rejected, but he decided to take it to the Spanish Government.
By the time he got home, Moses was sick. The government ended up approving his plan, so he told his wive to send a letter to his son asking him to take up his "Texas ventrue."
Steven F. Austin reluctantly took up his father's call, and he road to San Antonio to find where to build.
The families were settled, and the Austin family was rising out of the debt. It was as if the had been caught by a lariat. Until....