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Developments in Mexico. Teran Report of 1828 Manuel Mier y Teran was sent by Mexican Government to investigate colonies in Texas Findings of unruly and.

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1 Developments in Mexico

2 Teran Report of 1828 Manuel Mier y Teran was sent by Mexican Government to investigate colonies in Texas Findings of unruly and aggressive whites

3 Report Cont’d. Recommendations for Mexico: – Station more Mexican soldiers in Texas – Colonize Mexican nationals in Texas (create Mexican cities) – Bring more Catholics into Texas Paranoia of Mexican Government – Report freaked government out! – Consider an immigration ban in Texas (Mexicans only)

4 Law of April 6, 1830 All empressario contracts not completed are now void More military posts and Mexican settlers All immigration from the United States banned!

5 Colonization Continues Regardless Galveston Bay and Land Company – Led by Lorenzo de Zavala and David G. Burnett – Selling a scam (land) – Southeast Texas – Made $10 million

6 This is an actual contract that Zavala and Burnett tricked people into signing.


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