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What three Spanish settlements existed in Texas in 1820?
San Antonio, Goliad, and Nacogdoches were the three Spanish settlements that existed in Texas in 1820.
What kind of people were encouraged to settle in Austin's colonies?
People that had a job skill that would help the town. This included blacksmiths, doctors etc....
Where were the early Texas colonists from?
The early Texas colonists were from America, Mexico, Spain, Africa, Ireland and Native Americans.
__________ was an empresario that carried out his father's colonization plan. (empresario is a contractor--contractor develop areas by developing land and homes)
Stephen F. Austin was an empresario that carried out his father's colonization plan.
A depression is ____________.
A depression is a period of low economic activity. (People have less money, fewer jobs so they make and spend less.
__________, a cousin to Stephen Austin, wrote about Texas life in letters and books.
Mary Austin Holly, a cousin to Stephen Austin, wrote about Texas life in letters and books.
San Felipe de Austin was ________________________.
San Felipe de Austin was the capital of Austin's colony.
A dowry is ______________.
A dowry is the property and money a woman brings to her husband when they marry.
Why did some Anglo Americans (Whites) want slave labor?
Anglo Americans (whites) wanted slave labor to clear the land and cultivate crops. (The hardest work)
What were the original settlers at Austin's colony called?
The original settlers at Austin's colony were called the old three hundred.
Stephen F. Austin's first colony was located between ______ and ________.
Stephen F. Austin's first colony was located between the Colorado and Brazos rivers.
The first person give permission to bring settlers to Texas was ____________.
The first person give permission to bring settlers to Texas was Moses Austin.
Why were Austin's colonies so successful?
Austin's colonies were so successful because there was fertile land, water, and other resources.