2Teran Report of 1828Manuel Mier y Teran was sent by Mexican Government to investigate colonies in TexasFindings of unruly and aggressive whites
3Report 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)
4Law of April 6, 1830All empressario contracts not completed are now voidMore military posts and Mexican settlersAll immigration from the United States banned!
5Colonization Continues Regardless Galveston Bay and Land CompanyLed by Lorenzo de Zavala and David G. BurnettSelling a scam (land)Southeast TexasMade $10 million
6This is an actual contract that Zavala and Burnett tricked people into signing.