2 Teran Report of 1828Manuel Mier y Teran was sent by Mexican Government to investigate colonies in TexasFindings of unruly and aggressive whites
3 Report Cont’d. Recommendations for Mexico: Station more Mexican soldiers in TexasColonize Mexican nationals in Texas (create Mexican cities)Bring more Catholics into TexasParanoia of Mexican GovernmentReport freaked government out!Consider an immigration ban in Texas (Mexicans only)
4 Law of April 6, 1830All empressario contracts not completed are now voidMore military posts and Mexican settlersAll immigration from the United States banned!
5 Colonization Continues Regardless Galveston Bay and Land CompanyLed by Lorenzo de Zavala and David G. BurnettSelling a scam (land)Southeast TexasMade $10 million
6 This is an actual contract that Zavala and Burnett tricked people into signing.