In 1718, people are settling in San Antonio because it has all the right resources. It has water (river), good farming soil, and the Indians aren't as bad around this area. Another reason is so they can teach the Indians to be more like the Spanish.
1821- Mexican Independence
Freedom at last!!!!
The Louisiana Purchase happened in 1803. What happened in the purchase was that France sold Louisiana to the United States for a very low price.
1822- Stephen F. Austin and The Old 300
This treaty was set by the United States and Spain. It stated that Spain had to cede Florida to the United States.
San Felipe de Austin Empresarios Mexican Colonization Law of 1824
In 1821, Mexico won it's independence from Spain. Spain had been in control over Mexico for a long time, so the people started to rise up against Spain and they won.
Stephen F. Austin and the old 300 represents Austin and the three hundred families he took down to Texas.
The law of 1824 state how Texas was going to be ruled and how the government would work.