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Unit 4

Mexican Colonization and the Empresario System

filibusters military adventurers who came to Texas from the US in the early 1800s to promote private rebellious activity​​
empresarios businesspeople who promoted the migration of settlers to the Texas colony​​
immigration the movement of people from one place to settle in another place​​
Tejanos Texas settlers of Spanish or Mexican descent; this was a unique blending of Hispanic and American culture​​
land grant a tract of public land given by the government to an institution, organization, or to a particular group of people​​
annexation to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state​​
revolution an overthrow and the thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed​​
constitution the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation, state, corporation, or the like, is governed​
Anglos mostly white, non-Hispanic settlers who move to Texas from the United States during the Mexican period​​
colonization state sponsored settlement of people to new territories​​
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