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Seeds of Revolution
Effect on Texas
On September 16th, 1810 A local priest named Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla began a revolt against the Spanish.
The Colonization Laws
In 1821 another Spain revolt limited the power of the king and established more of a democratic government Spain was losing control of Mexico.
Mexico owned Texas but not many lived there because of the hostile Indians like the Comanche and the Apache.
Mexican government tried to encourage more Mexicans to move to Texas
The first Anglo empresario in Texas was Moses Austin, a failed businessman who had once helped the Spanish government settle parts of Missouri.