After Stephen F Austin had declared that he was going to bring 300 families and give them land grants , many people came without hesitation .
This encouraged immigration to Texas ,settlers did not have to pay taxes for 10 years, was designed to improve the economy , and it protected Mexico from USA and Indian attacks .
Conventions and Petitions
In 1829-1830 there were abundant numbers of slaves , the Mex. Govt. had finally went against slavery , so in the Law of April 6,1830 , one of the laws had clearly said that slaves were not allowed , if a slave was 14+ they had got to be free .
The war begins
Come and Take It
there were many problems which caused Mex. Govt. to make a fort to enforce new immigration and trade laws , Hundreds of troops had to enforce the laws of april 6th , many of the soldiers being criminals .
was apcent on this day of notes due to the flu
Many years before Dewitt's death , he was given a 69 pound cannon to defend his colony from the Apache Indians , after Dewitt's death , Santa Anna went to the town of Gonzalez to retrieve the cannon so the colony could be unarmed.