Texas Colonies and Stephen F. Austin. Picture : Brazos River. Background: Colonies in Texas. Spain wanted people living in Texas but had a difficult time getting many people there. Except San Antonio, the civil settlements were not large and closer to Mexico than Louisiana.
Texas Colonies and Stephen F. Austin
Picture : Brazos River
Famous Portrait of Stephen F. Austin
Map of Texas coastline
Applicants to the colony must meet the following:
All others need not apply
These people were:
Some important members:
They become the foundation of colonization of Texas.
Gravestone of David McCormick, member of Old Three Hundred. He is buried in Brazoria County
1824- Many changes in Mexican Government
The success of Austin’s colonies allows others to become empresarios. Some were: