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Ch. 3 vocab.

3.1,3.2,3.3 vocab

moses Austin an american business man that hoped to make a living off of bringing settlers to Texas
sitio 4,428 acres
speculator someone who buys large area of land divides it to smaller pieces and resells it
stephen F. Austin "the father of texas "- son of moses carried out his fathers dream and is credited with populating texas with settlers
Agriculture work of preparing soil,producing crops,and raising live stock
collapse to break down or fail completely
Militia a group of armed citizens who serve as soldiers during emergencies
grant a possession,such as land , legally given to someone for free or very little money
partnership an association of two or more people in a business venture
San felipe de Austin the main town of Austin's colony where he did all his business
conduct to direct or lead
Republic of fredonia Haden Edward's failed attempt to free taxas from mexico
census an official count of the population of a region
Tejano people with mexican ancestry that lived in texas
Martin de Leon the only mexican empressario that brought mexican settlers to Texas
Green Dewit A texan empressario that brought 400 families to texas
Minister A person sent to another country to represent their home country to the goverment
civilians people that are not in army forces
self government a government in which the people take an active role in making laws and decisions
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