El Grito
Updated: 11/4/2020
El Grito

Storyboard Text

  • Seeds of Revolution
  • REVOLT!!
  • Mexican Independence
  • 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.
  • Moses Austin
  • 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.